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I found the Conservatives Climate Change Plans.

What we currently know Conservatives support:
No carbon tax
Continued unrestricted GHG emissions
Expansion of pipelines using flawed Harper approval process
Expand coal electricity production

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More than one organization has noted it seems the UCP, CPC & OCP have NO climate plan.………

But they do. I found it and the author
Robert P. Murphy. He’s a Fraser Institute Senior Fellow.…

He’s also the author of this article on the benefits of procrastination.…

This is undoubtedly the climate plan that has seemingly been adopted by Canadian Conservatives.
The plan is to continue oil production and allow UNRESTRICTED EMISSIONS. This climate plan relies on an, as yet, undeveloped geo-engineering option as a “Hail Mary” last minute GHG miracle reduction technique and draconian emissions cuts when emissions finally get out of hand.
And if that isn’t irresponsible enough, the plan calls for our children & grandchildren to be the ones to implement geo-engineering techniques and experience the draconian measures required to save what they can of humanity, the earth, all living species, food production, etc
Yep, the plan is to fob the unenviable task of draconian emissions reductions on to our children & grandchildren. Why suffer now, when you can pass the buck to the next generation? By all likelihood, those making this decision will be dead before draconian measures are required.
So what’s the rationale for this plan? Simple.

It’s Money.


The comfort of never having to experience the loss of wealth due to restrictions on the development & sale of fossil fuels.
Mr. Murphy documents a macabre libertarian cost benefit analysis:
a) act now to prevent a problem; $30T
b) wait until tipping point reached; $20T fix + possible $100T climate damages
c) status quo but $20T for future economic loss + $35T geo-engineering before tipping point
Mr. Murphy is promoting option C.

Notice there is absolutely no consideration for anything but continued wealth development.

There is no cost analysis of the human suffering that will be the result of increased global temperatures.

No cost analysis of climate refugees.
No cost analysis of loss of species & the impact on global food supply

No cost analysis of the loss of life & property due to sea rise, storm intensity or abrupt changes in climate.

Nothing but consideration of wealth development for those currently invested in fossil fuels.
Consider what all Canadian Conservative Politicians are currently saying about the oil industry.

It’s the economic engine.
Liberals restricting freedom to make money.
Environmental concerns hyperbolic.
FN & Courts have veto power.
Trudeau is killing oil industry.

It all fits
This is likely the plan Conservatives have for climate change.

Consider again; most or all will be dead before the worst effects are realized. But in the lead up to that eventuality, they & their investors will be wealthy enough to avoid the pain & suffering it will cause.
This puts the CPC/UCP organization of yellow vest protests in perspective. Using desperate unemployed workers, whose descendants will suffer most in the future, to promote unrestricted oil production, for their own personal gain.
How can they call themselves Christians? These people are Dominionist Christians. Consequentialist Libertarians.…

Evil incarnate.
We have a decade to reduce GHG emissions to prevent climate catastrophic events, ensure the survival of humanity and as many other species as possible.

We must take responsibility now and prevent catastrophic change later by stopping the Conservative agenda.
Found this article about emergency UN climate change meeting.…

Then I found this article by same author Richard P. Murphy refuting Nordhaus’s carbon tax in 2009.…

Murphy is convinced the do nothing approach is best.
This is the man who wrote the plan to procrastinate and put off climate action in the hope that some future geo-engineering technique will save the planet.
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