Kevin Falcon’s appointment of John Rustad as forests critic shows true B.C. Liberal priorities around the climate

By Charlie Smith, Editor
The Georgia Straight
August 17, 2022
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada, Canada West

Kevin Falcon

Forgive me for my cynicism, but it’s a bit rich to hear B.C. Liberal Leader Kevin Falcon’s recent claim that his party is “strongly committed to substantive climate action”. He made this comment over Twitter in response to yet another of B.C. Liberal MLA John Rustad’s climate eruptions. …It came after Rustad disseminated CO2 Coalition director Patrick Moore’s attempt to delink carbon dioxide from rising global temperatures. Rustad, the B.C. Liberal forests critic and MLA for Nechako Lakes, has made no secret of his climate skepticism. …So if he truly cared about the impact of rising greenhouse gases and the loss of climate stability, why would he appoint Rustad as forests critic?

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