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You won’t believe what this Conservative said about extreme weather and climate change

Since extreme weather events are nothing new in Canada and the country accounts for such a tiny fraction of global greenhouse gas emissions, why should we bother to do anything to combat climate change?   That pretty much sums up what the chair of the Manitoba caucus for the Conservatives argued Thursday at a parliamentary […]

May 30, 2014

Since extreme weather events are nothing new in Canada and the country accounts for such a tiny fraction of global greenhouse gas emissions, why should we bother to do anything to combat climate change?

 

That pretty much sums up what the chair of the Manitoba caucus for the Conservatives argued Thursday at a parliamentary committee meeting.

Calling it an “obvious question,” Robert Sopuck, tapped by the Conservative Party to be an “outspoken member” of the House of Commons Environment Committee, just…