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Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer kept joking at the press gallery dinner the other night about the persistent questions about his party’s lack of a climate-change plan six months before a federal election. Yes, yes, it’s coming, he chuckled.

This while newly elected Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, now considered the leader of the right-wing “opposition” to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on carbon taxes and otherwise, looked on.

Searching back over several decades, it’s hard to think of a more cynical, unconscionable political stratagem than the current attempt by Scheer, Kenney, Ontario Premier Doug Ford, and others to instigate a spirit of do-nothing apathy on the part of Canadians on global warming.

One would expect this from Ford, who revels Trump-like in his ignorance. But Kenney, as everyone knows, is a smart guy wh

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