Poles clinging to coal, despite the fact that the fog of coal smoke that envelopes Polish cities in winter kills thousands every year, and ordinary people in France rioting for the right to go on burning cheap diesel in their cars despite a comparable death toll from atmospheric pollution there, suggest that the quest to cut greenhouse gas emissions before global warming goes runaway faces even greater resistance than the experts feared.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured on June 6, 2018, with French President Emmanuel Macron in Ottawa. In Paris and in other cities, protesters were building barricades, torching cars, and setting banks and houses on fire because Mr. Macron’s government has raised the tax on diesel fuel by 6.5 cents per litre. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
LONDON, U.K.—“Out of the crooked timber of humanity, no straight thing was ever made,” wrote Immanuel Kant in 1784. It is still true.
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Democracy, Terrorism and Killer Robots: Embassy News covers the 2015 Halifax International Security Forum The Halifax International Security Forum is one of the world’s biggest gatherings of defence and security leaders.
David MacNaughton 'made it a priority' to understand who the key U.S. influencers were and which Canadian would be best to deliver the message, says former PMO Canada-U.S. war room staffer Diamond Isinger.
'The evidence showed there were many ways in which Mr. Trudeau, either directly or through the actions of those under his direction, sought to influence the Attorney General,' the commissioner's report says.