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GOLDSTEIN: Elizabeth May tells the truth on climate change

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05.01.2019

The Green Party’s Elizabeth May is the only mainstream federal leader who’s a straight talker on climate change.

Unlike the Liberals and Conservatives, she has a consistent position that makes sense if you believe, as she does, that man-made climate change is the most important issue facing voters in the Oct. 21 election, because it’s the most important issue facing humanity.

“The other parties are immersed in conventional wisdom that wants to come up with election slogans that have to do with lying to people as effectively as possible,” May said in a speech last year, cited by the Toronto Star’s Susan Delacourt in a recent column. (Hat tip to former Canadian diplomat Norman Spector for pointing it out on Twitter.)

She’s right.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Environment Minister Catherine McKenna are misleading Canadians when they claim Trudeau’s........

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