Sun News (Canada), May 19th:
Conservatives have kiboshed a carbon tax, Environment Minister Peter Kent confirmed Thursday.Ottawa Citizen, May 19th:
"It's off the table," he told reporters Thursday after accepting an award from World Wildlife Fund International on behalf of Parks Canada.
"There's no expectation of cap-and-trade continentally in the near or medium future."
The Conservative government wants to postpone pulling the plug on incandescent light bulbs, saying it needs more time to allow for technological innovations and to deal with concerns about compact fluorescent lamps.Ahh, aren't elections wonderful?
In a notice of a proposed regulatory change, quietly given in the middle of the election campaign on April 16, the Natural Resources department proposed pushing back the deadline for phasing out incandescent bulbs by two years.
(via Watts Up With That?)