Mr Gérard Montpetit is puzzled as to the motives that led Mr Kenney, Premier of Alberta, to launch an inquiry about the financing of environmental groups. This inquiry would seem to fit the definition of paranoia; delusion about the petroleum industry’s importance and a feeling of being persecuted.
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
The declaration of Mr Trump to withdraw from the Paris Accord, is a sort of « Pearl Harbor »: an electroshock which is galvanizing opinion in the fight not only for civilization as in 1941, but for humanity.
Mr. Gérard Montpetit describe the global struggle between obsolete fossil fuels and the new technologies, and their numerous subtle punches. The opponents of the Paris Conference are demanding that Mr Trump remain in the Agreement in order to effectively gut it from the inside.
Mr Gérard Montpetit deplores the decision to approve two pipelines by the government of Justin Trudeau. This decision would have been OK … if it had been made by his grandfather, the CEO of Champlain Oil, in 1930.