The Canadian public isn't put off by skyrocketing gas prices, they still want urgent action to combat climate change from their government.
A Canadian Press/Harris Decima poll found Canadians, by a 2-1 margin, want strong action on the environment as a way to find greener, alternative sources of energy.
Gee, given the level of popular support, what could be holding our Furious Leader back? Oh, silly me, I forgot - it's his boss in Washington and their mutual pals better known as Big Oil.
But wait, didn't these guys just agree to a 50% cut in emissions by 2050 at the G8 summit? Of course they did but, then again, they would have as easily promised everyone a tasty hunk of green cheese from the moon by 2050 if only they'd been asked.