From the equality of rights springs identity of our highest interests; you cannot subvert your neighbor's rights without striking a dangerous blow at your own. Carl Schurz

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Mother Earth is crying out for attention

 While we shouldn't blame climate change for every extreme weather event, when a series of powerful storms sweep the nation in a short period of time it however becomes impossible to ignore the link.
Except of course if you are a member of the Harper government.

They just double down on their efforts to eliminate the environment as part of the conversation. Conservatives remove Environment Minister from economic prosperity committee
The Conservative Government has taken “sustainable growth” out of the title of a key cabinet committee and removed the Environment Minister from its membership – instead focusing solely on “economic prosperity.”
So while our government continues it's head in the sand approach Canadians are quite literally struggling to keep their heads above water.

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