Election Results: Canada Does Not Go Green

Election Results: Canada Does Not Go Green

stephen_harper_village_peop.jpgCanada has a new government. “I've identified five priorities in thiscampaign,” Conservative leader and now Prime Minister Stephen Harpertold CBC News. “In fairness, the environmental planks are not in theTop 5, but they're in the platform and they are things we are going toproceed with.” Including pulling out of Kyoto. As Tyler Hamilton of Clean Breaksaid yesterday: “the party many expect to win today's election is theleast committed to tackling environmental degradation, developingrenewable energy and investing in clean technologies.” He continued:”If you drive a Hummer to the corner store, chances are you couldn'tcare less. If you have children suffering from asthma, if the stink ofthe city makes you ill, or if you long for snow in January, it'scertainly something to think about as you choke on car exhaust on theway to the polls.” ::Toronto Star

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