Great things are happening in the American oil and gas sector. They're in the midst of a boom.
South of the border, our American friends are drilling, pumping, building pipelines and exporting like never before, while here in Canada it can take a decade just to get to “no” on a pipeline.
But the fossil fuel industry isn't just the only thing booming and being liberated from government regulation in the United States.
The ability to freely discuss fossil fuels and their effect on the environment is also exploding under President Trump:
Unlike in Canada, where our moral and intellectual superiors in government and at the state broadcaster scold climate change skeptics as uneducated rubes, prominent figures and scientists can have dissenting opinions on man-made global warming without being run off the airwaves and run out of a job.
My guest tonight is Tom Harris of the International Climate Science Coalition. He's fresh off one of those rigorous discussions they're allowed to have in the United States - the 13th Annual Heartland International Conference on Climate Change.
He joins me to talk about the success of that conference held at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC.