Friday, September 30, 2022

Opinion: net-zero more likely to kill Canada than cure climate

The Canadian government’s Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act establishes a pathway toward that goal by 2050. But don’t hold your breath, University of Ottawa professor Ian Clark says in a Financial Post opinion column. It took a full decade to build 12.5 km of electric light rail in Ottawa. To electrify the rest of Canada’s transportation sector in three decades, as well as our industrial and domestic energy sectors, the new act starts by convening an advisory board to consult with Canadians on the best pathways to this target . . . tick tock.

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Russia to formally annex four more areas of Ukraine

Russia's Vladimir Putin will hold a signing ceremony on Friday to annex four more areas of Ukraine after referendums condemned by Ukraine and the...

Ian approaches Florida as strong Category 4 hurricane

Hurricane Ian is gaining strength as it nears the Florida coast in the United States' southeast, with sustained winds approaching 250 km/h, the BBC reports. Millions...