The Disaffected Lib: Is North Africa the West’s First Climate War?

We’ve witnessed unrest and uprisings in one form or another from Egypt to Morocco over the past two years.   We, the West, intervened directly in two – Libya and Mali.   We’ve been quick to label each of these conflicts as uprisings to break the shackles of tyranny or Islamist terrorism.   Yet that is much too ...

The Disaffected Lib: Even for Harper, This is Perverse

The people of the African Sahel are in a bad way.   You might even say that they’re the poster boy for global warming.   Make that anthropogenic, or man-made, global warming which as the deluge of scientific research reports steadily confirms is largely the result of our profligate burning of fossil fuels. Among fossil fuels, Canadian ...