...In Alberta and Ottawa, voters had elected governments with strengthened commitments to environmental protection. Absent Joe Oliver and Stephen Harper, who would be the objective enemy of the environmental advocates, the force they had to decry?
Many are now engaged in something other than a search for a new enemy. They are working with people in other walks of life, including the business community, to see if they can use creativity and good faith to good advantage.
But some seem destined to become their own worst enemy – none more clumsily than the authors of the Leap Manifesto.
There’s good debate about how to motivate people to take action on environmental issues, but it’s pretty clear how not to do it...