Conservatives eye electoral outcomes from a pro-Kyoto move: what’s behind door #3?

Now that CO2 is a regulated substance under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA), the government is obliged to do something about it. True, the Conservatives could drag their heels and wait until they win a majority government before either…

Will the environment be an issue in the next Canadian federal election?

Over the last few weeks we have seen major developments in environmental policy at the state level in the U.S. On August 15, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a coalition of seven northeastern states, introduced a model rule governing…

Eastern Front flares up in U.S. Kyoto war; nuclear industry could be the big winner

Last week I outlined how the Arnold Schwarzenegger–Tony Blair pact spelled bad news to those who oppose the Kyoto Treaty. The Terminator’s alliance with Blair represents the first major beachhead won by pro-Kyoto forces in America. But now the anti-Kyotos…