The appointment of Steven Guilbeault can only be explained by his radical commitment to snuff out fossil fuels.
China represented 28 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions compared to less than 2 per cent for Canada.
Canada plans to impose a punitive tax on carbon to discourage emissions, at $170 per tonne by 2030.
It will cost up to an estimated $37.7 billion annually for Canada to move from coal to renewables.
Europe’s energy crunch should serve as a cautionary tale for governments across North America with regard to the challenges of abruptly changing our energy mix by subsidizing renewable energy.
Since 2006, wind and solar generators in Texas have received about $19.4 billion in federal, state and local subsidies.
Government support for renewables in Canada will leave power grids more susceptible to blackouts.
Wind and solar power are unfortunately unreliable and require backup power sources.
Wind and solar require backup generation from other sources.
Buyers can score rebates of up to $5,000 off the cost of EVs.