Andrew Nikiforuk on “Calgary’s Manhattan Moment”

Calgary-based journalist Andrew Nikiforuk has an excellent report about what he calls “Calgary’s Manhattan Moment”:

Calgarians, who are as hardy and distinct as New Yorkers, might react in a similar way after the Great Flood of 2013. They may even reassess their government’s carbon-laden pipeline fantasies as well as the pace and scale of the tar sands…

[C]limate change is not a mirage. Nor is it weird science or tomorrow’s news. It is now part of the flow of daily life.