David Suzuki vs. John Baird
One of this country’s most respected environmentalists took his concerns about Ottawa’s greenhouse gas strategy straight to the environment minister.
David Suzuki confronted Environment Minister John Baird in the audience at an environmental consumer show in Toronto on Friday where both were speaking. Suzuki, who cut a path through the crowd to reach the minister, told Baird the regulations announced Thursday were a “disappointment.”
“Apparently, it may have offended the sensibilities of some,” Premier Dalton McGuinty said Friday, referring to the province’s decision to invest $500,000 in a web-based campaign (flickoff.org) that plays on the “f” word in a bid to encourage young people to reduce greenhouse gases by conserving energy. (Source: Canada.com)