- Both parties live to redistribute wealth through taxation.
- Liberals, NDP will abandon key planks to gain power
PM Martin decided the U.S. lacked a "global conscience" for not adopting the Kyoto Protocol.
Frank McKenna in 2006 submission to the Liberal Party renewal commission.
Our relationship with the U.S. must be characterized maturity and confidence. Canadian political leadership must help form Canadian public opinion on the importance of the relationship. Our credibility will be greatly enhanced if we save our disagreements for matters of great importance. Picking a fight with our American neighbours for the sake of political expediency undermines our credibility and our influence on important matters. Report Drips with unspoken contemptJack Layton on PM Paul Martin
"We have one of the worst environmental records in the world. In fact, if you can believe it, our greenhouse gas emissions are rising faster than those of George Bush's United States."
Five years later, the NDP still blames Canada's contribution that is just over two per cent of the global greenhouse gas emmissions. (1.9% 2005- 2.3% in 2009 an increase of 0.4%)
What about China Jack?
The country built 114,000 megawatts of fossil-fuel-based generating capacity last year alone, almost all coal-fired, and is on course to complete 95,000 megawatts more this year.
The Liberals and Democrats deserve each other. They ignore reality for cheap shots.
Professor Johnson, who expressed surprise that the case for global warming was so weak, systematically examined the claims made in IPCC publications and other similar work by leading climate establishment scientists and compared them with what is found in the peer-edited climate science literature. He found that the climate establishment does not follow the scientific method. Instead, it “seems overall to comprise an effort to marshal evidence in favor of a predetermined policy preference.”