Monthly Archives: August 2022

Understanding the role of, and opportunities for, Canadian fossil fuels in our net zero future

In my review of Seth Klein’s A Good War, I took issue with the author’s statement that in order to fight climate change we need to eliminate the fossil fuel industry. I have repeatedly pointed out how ridiculous that claim … Continue reading

Posted in Oil Sands, Pipelines, Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Reviewing Seth Klein’s A Good War – An interesting historical treatise that ignores the details of climate science

In A Good War the author makes it clear he really doesn’t understand our climate challenge from a technical and scientific perspective. To use a metaphor from the book, the author builds his cathedral using a flawed foundation, resulting in a structure unable to support his basic premise. It is worth the read for the historical perspective it provides but sadly like many recent tomes on climate change, the book has less to do with fighting climate change and more to do with eliminating/defeating Neoliberalism Continue reading

Posted in Canadian Politics, Climate Change, Climate Change Politics, General Politics, Leap Manifesto | 4 Comments