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Climate Change Threatens to Spoil Ontario’s Signature Wines

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Globe & Mail Jul 23-11 Ontario’s wine makers are fighting to protect their grapes against Mother Nature’s wrath. Details here.

"PLT" Takes a Former Ambassador to Task for Bullshit Comments on the Keystone XL Pipeline

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PLT: Below is an email I sent to "The House" this morning. It followed a very disturbing interview this CBC Radio show did with two former Ambassadors. One, Derek Burney (former Canadian ambassador to the US), dismissed opponents of the climate-killing project, the XL pipeline, as "highly emotional!" If you enjoy this blog, please consider    donating to the author to keep it going.   Just click on the link below .    Thanks!   Larry Dear Ms. Elliott, (Host) Derek Burney's argument that opposition to the tar sands pipeline in to the US is spurred by "violent emotion" is outrageous. Sadly,  it reveals that he is nothing more than another cheerleader for dirty energy, with dollar signs where his heart should be.  Another climate crook. Where's the violence, Mr. Burney?  Where's the emotion? I haven't heard of any environmentalists blowing anything up to support their case. Has he? Is it emotion that the Alberta tar san