Tag Archives: Greenhouse gases

The Heat Wave and the Ostrich

      Commentaires fermés sur The Heat Wave and the Ostrich

It is said that the ostrich hides its head in the sand so as not to see the danger. The recent heat wave is a harbinger of things to come. To deny it is imitate the ostrich. When Mr Trump denies reality, by burying his head in denial, it leaves his rump high in the air, like an exposed target

My Grudge against taxes

      Commentaires fermés sur My Grudge against taxes

Mr. Gérard Montpetit, from La Présentation, Quebec, describes his recurring frustration with his annual tax return versus the amount of tax breaks, subsidies, and credits handed out to the oil companies by both governments. These tax breaks and subsidies are a misuse of our tax dollar.

Worse than a boil advisory

      Commentaires fermés sur Worse than a boil advisory

Mr Montpetit sympathises with the people of Prince Albert who have to put up with a drinking water advisory, just like the citizens of Longueuil in 2015. He wonders if our addiction to petroleum should not be reviewed in the light of these accidents.

The Liberal Party under the Influence of the Private Sector

      Commentaires fermés sur The Liberal Party under the Influence of the Private Sector

Mr Bibeau is concerned about the strength of the oil lobby. Their present influence in Quebec and Canada is such that the decision makers have completely lost their sense of the common good.

An Indispensable Link in the Chain of Greenhouse Gases

      Commentaires fermés sur An Indispensable Link in the Chain of Greenhouse Gases

Mr Montpetit strongly disagrees with TransCanada’s management. Everyone, from producers to pipeline operators to consumers, are co-responsible for those GHG which affect the whole planet.