12 May '12, 5pm

Canadian Environmental Groups Black Out to Speak Out Against Government Threats to Nature & Democracy

Canadian Environmental Groups Black Out to Speak Out Against Government Threats to Nature & Democracy

wes george - Sat, 2012-05-12 16:12 Are you sure that the way to save the Earth is through democracy? The Canadian people elected their government based upon the very platform of dismantling environmental over-regulation which is now being put in place. Democracy failed environmentalists because they were in the minority. In Australia, Julia Gillard could barely win an election to become prime minister by promising never to pass a carbon tax. Then when after elected she did bring in a carbon tax - only because she was forced to bargain with the Greens to form a minority government - she became the most unpopular Australian prime minister in the country's history. At the next election, democracy will remove her and install the opposition which promises to dismantle the climate change bureaucracy. The US has its most eco-friendly president in its history yet he won't produce ...

Full article: http://www.desmogblog.com/canadian-environmental-groups-b...

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