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As any observer of the energy scene can confirm, renewable energy is providing an increasingly large portion of our energy needs. Photovoltaic solar panels are cheaper than coal. Geothermal and wind are competitive with other fossil fuels. We have the technology to phase out the internal combustion engine and to massively reduce the energy wasted in inefficient buildings. We can switch from fossil fuel to bio-diesel for most engines currently sucking fossil fuels and overloading our atmosphere with

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The climate emergency requires extraordinary measures

By Green Party Leader Elizabeth May      

We need a whole-of-government approach. We need a War Cabinet in the most desperate gambit of humanity. We need a Survival Cabinet.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured recently on the Hill. 'The political party system works against courage. We need less hyper-partisanship and more collaboration. We need courageous, societal government; the kind of government in Canada, and the U.K., that confronted Hitler and won,' Green Party Leader Elizabeth May. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
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