The world’s biggest copper trader expects metal to hit $15,000 a tonne in the coming decade with demand from global decarbonisation Even in the early stages of the covid-19 crisis, Trafigura Group was betting on the rebound that’s seen copper double over the past year to trade at more than $9,000 a tonne. Now the […]Read more "Trafigura: green copper supercycle driving prices to $15,000"
Take a look at a couple of sentences about climate change that appeared Thursday concerning the Supreme Court of Canada’s ruling on the carbon tax. These theatrical flourishes were from the SCOC ruling itself. Right there in the text of the majority decision that ruled the federal government does indeed have the right to run […]Read more "FUREY: The carbon tax ruling is judicial activism at its worst"
Emergency management Since 1955, this is the world’s fifth pandemic. We have never responded to a pandemic like we have over COVID-19. In Canada, we have an emergency management process that we normally use in a pandemic. We have pre-written pandemic response plans. The aim of these plans is to allow our leaders to rapidly […]Read more "REDMAN: Canada has failed to properly manage COVID-19 emergency"
STOCKHOLM — Sweden, which has shunned the strict lockdowns that have choked much of the global economy, emerged from 2020 with a smaller increase in its overall mortality rate than most European countries, an analysis of official data sources showed. Infectious disease experts cautioned that the results could not be interpreted as evidence that lockdowns were unnecessary […]Read more "Sweden saw lower 2020 death spike than much of Europe – data"
I do not take those things for granted. I know very well that in many other places the answers would be different, and my life wouldn’t be possible at all. America is imperfect. America is fast developing its own informal social credit system, as the writer Rod Dreher has noted, in which people with the […]Read more "Lincoln Isn’t Evil. Neither Is the West. Stand Up to the Woke Lies."
In so doing, he’s become an intellectual beachhead for a nascent conservative legal movement in the country. Brown, who was appointed to the country’s top court in 2015, came with a sterling record as a legal scholar at the University of Alberta on such topics as commercial law, medical negligence and trusts and estates. But […]Read more "Sean Speer: The Supreme Court Justice who’s not afraid to shake things up"
Even the EU, whose vaccine rollout has been a mess, is at 15% vaccinated. The Brits will hit 50% this weekend and the Americans are at 40% — four times our rate. And when you look at the all-important double-dosers , the Americans are at 14% to Canada’s tiny 1.6%. The Americans have double-dosed nearly nine times as […]Read more "GUNTER: Trudeau’s vaccine blunders is why Canada may have a third wave"
Is it really just code for white people wishing to hold onto their way of life or to get «back to normal?» The climate movement is ascendant, and it has become common to see climate change as a social justice issue. surveys show that these are the communities most concerned about climate change. One year ago, […]Read more "Climate Anxiety Is an Overwhelmingly White Phenomenon"
What the Conservative leader said — and what it meant The speech Conservative Party Leader Erin O’Toole gave to the party policy conference was filled with thematic messages, the main one being that the party needed to change if it were to appeal more to voters in central Canada. On the topic of climate-change policy, the average Canadian, […]Read more "Robert Lyman: No, Mr. O’Toole, the climate debate isn’t over"
Rising infections and new lockdown measures prompt cuts to hopes for growth Economists are cutting growth forecasts for the eurozone economy as a third wave of Covid-19 infections and vaccination delays spur tighter restrictions in several countries including France, Italy and Germany. The reintroduction of lockdown measures across Europe is fuelling concerns that the region could […]Read more "Outlook darkens for Europe’s virus-stricken economy"