Is This a Canada Thing or Just a Quebec Thing?
Sometimes I wonder about the perception of irony in our esteemed northern neighbors.
This happened in Quebec, so is this cluelessness relegated only to Quebec or is it nationwide?
Thousands March Through Snow Protesting Global Warming
(Yes, I know they now call it "climate change" instead of "global warming," but some of us still have the faculty of memory and we like to use it. As the saying goes, use it or dupe it. )
Oh, melting of the permafrost in Canada is well underway, Brant. See this 2011 story from the CBC: Thawing permafrost sinks buildings, hikes costs in North. I also noted in my reply to Mike several ramifications for our North. A story from Scientific American last year describes some of the effects:
In 2006, reduced thickness of ice roads forced the Diavik Diamond Mine in Northern Canada to fly in fuel rather than try to transport cargo across melted pathways, at an extra cost of $11.25 milli