FUREY: The Paris accord is playing a big role in Canada’s troubles – it’s time to withdraw from it

Article Link: https://torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/furey-the-paris-accord-is-playing-a-big-role-in-canadas-troubles-its-time-to-withdraw-from-it

Discussion posted by: IRWeasel

It’s fairly common to hear politicians or activists announce a campaign to tackle a social plague like poverty or homelessness and even affix a hard target to it. They give themselves a certain number of years to considerably reduce the problem or even entirely eradicate the foe. While we all agree with the sentiment, we also all know it’s not a goal that we seriously think we’ll achieve. It’s a symbolic gesture meant to inspire action.