Author Archives: Richard Starr

Media give NS Tories free ride on green power

nother one of those vapid political debates about power rates broke out in the Nova Scotia media last week. Such outbursts have become commonplace over the last decade as rising fossil fuel prices have made rate increases by Nova Scotia … Continue reading

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Media give NS Tories free ride on green power

Herald makes mountain out of monthly stats molehole (again)

t was deja vu for me when I picked up Saturday’s Chronicle-Herald and read the headlines on the lead story: “N.S. takes jobs hit“. The sub-head had more bad news — “Unemployment rises by highest percentage in nation,” and the … Continue reading

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Herald makes mountain out of monthly stats molehole (again)

Record heat, fires and floods but little talk of climate change

here was an outbreak of elephant neglect in conference centres and newsrooms the week of July 18-24 as Canada’s premiers and energy ministers met to discuss matters of state. With most of the country sweating through record high temperatures, with … Continue reading

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Record heat, fires and floods but little talk of climate change