for Climate Realism. There will lfty statements and a communique that will claim victory for the chicken littles, but thje chicken littles have lost. Nothing or less than nothing will happen at cancun. Nothing except a lot of CO2 will be released into the atmosphere by the many private jets carrying the chicken litles and their hoaxster friends.
Hand it to Mark Jaccard for keeping his chin up, and pressing on when he knows he faces little hope. The professor of environmental economics at Vancouver's Simon Fraser University -- who shared in the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize given to scientists behind the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), along with Al Gore -- even went ahead and released a policy prescription for reducing carbon emissions this week. From the C.D. Howe Institute, it explains how Canada could tax carbon emissions and return the money to the emitting provinces to cut taxes, so even Alberta and Saskatchewan could retain most of their investment competitiveness while still penalizing emitters.