02 December 2009

Canada's Oil Fetish Threatens World Peace

Canadian road construction workers in Banff advertising their governments tempo on climate.

Our Canadian readers aren't going to like this. Well, maybe they will. Our American readers might, since it takes the focus off of the US Government's past climate gaffes.

The writer, George Monbiot, is never shy of controversy. He spells it out rather sharply with this article:

The Greatest Threat to World Peace is... Canada.

"When you think of Canada, which qualities come to mind? The world’s peace-keeper, the friendly nation, a liberal counterweight to the harsher pieties of its southern neighbour, decent, civilised, fair, well-governed? Think again. This country’s government is now behaving with all the sophistication of a chimpanzee’s tea party."

Read the whole article right here.