Monday, July 22, 2019

Here's a Way Cathy Could Make Herself Useful

Dame Cathy McKenna, Trudeau's EnviroMin, isn't much in the public eye these days. It must be tough playing defender of the environment in a petro-government out to burn the place down.

Here's an idea to raise her lacklustre profile. The Union of Concerned Scientists has produced a dandy interactive map showing what Americans can expect in their old age in the way of climate change.

It's a good way to remind people from their 20s to 50s that they have skin in this game - their own hides.

EnviroCan should take the UCS map as a template for a similar map of Canada from the Arctic all the way to the US border. It would help younger Canadians have a sense of what the decisions taken in Ottawa today could mean for them in 30 or 40 years.

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