01 Dec '11, 11pm

Canada pretending to negotiate while withholding secret plans to withdraw from the Kyoto Protocol:

Canada pretending to negotiate while withholding secret plans to withdraw from the Kyoto Protocol:

No more. Canada has more often than not become the nation that will destroy the hive rather than lead others to its gifts. This week, Canada's new role is playing itself out in Durban, South Africa, the site of the United Nations climate change negotiations. South Africa, of course, presents another historical example of Canada playing the honeyguide, when Brian Mulroney's Progressive Conservative government joined other world leaders in imposing international sanctions against South Africa that eventually brought down its Apartheid regime. In a recent full-page ad Archbishop Desmond Tutu and other South African leaders from government, labour, and environmental groups have reminded Canadians of the leadership we once showed...and lamented how far we have fallen, especially with respect to environmental protection. This is because of the shameful actions that the Canadian ...

Full article: http://www.davidsuzuki.org/blogs/climate-blog/2011/12/can...

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