It is so modest, in ambition and timing, it will never drive the changes needed to mitigate the increasingly severe, and obvious, impacts of climate change.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured recently in Ottawa. It makes the Commons endorsement of the Paris climate accord last week a particularly cynical act—a soothing fiction, a pretence of concern, an empty gesture, writes Susan Riley. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
GATINEAU, QUE.—In the long, vainglorious history of politicians over-promising and under-delivering, the new Liberal carbon tax is in a class of its own.
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This campaign is not defined by any overarching issue, and has become ‘personal’ and ‘ugly’ between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, says pollster and Ipsos president Darrell Bricker.