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Kevin Taft: Bill Morneau just bought Canada another carton of smokes

A few days before Bill Morneau announced the federal government’s plan to buy the Trans Mountain pipeline, my morning newspaper displayed the collision of forces behind this decision. On one page was a story about the pipeline’s expansion, and on the facing page was a story about cities on B.C.’s coast planning to build seawalls and abandon low-lying land to cope with rising ocean levels
Catherine Abreu, climate action network canada, gatineau, Quebec, Meech Lake

Working on climate change is an act of love

Those of us who dedicate our lives to this effort, in whatever setting we choose to work, do it because we love our families, our children, the lake we swam in as teenagers, the communities we have seen suffer as weather gets more extreme and sea levels rise, writes Catherine Abreu, executive director of Climate Action Network.