P-Rod bangs out huge double for federal LiberalsYou know that fall has truly arrived when the “Rods” pick up their games. Baseball fans are enjoying the matchup between the Yankees’ A-Rod (Alex Rodgriguez) and the Tigers’ I-Rod (Ivan Rodriguez) in…

Electricity as an Ontario (and a Canadian) election issueI mentioned in my October 3 post that the Ontario Liberals’ loss in Parkdale–High Park occurred for reasons other than their nuclear expansion policy. This is not to say electricity won’t be…

Why isn’t the Ontario nuclear restart a bona fide green move? In 1994, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from Ontario’s electricity generating sector were nine million tonnes below Kyoto compliant. Of course Kyoto hadn’t been signed yet in 1994 but that’s…

Suing the automakers: is California dreamin’?

California’s lawsuit against automakers for exhaust emissions from motor vehicles is generating worldwide headlines. Is this is just a bunch of noise? I don’t think so. Forget for a moment the strict legalities involved, though they are a source of…