Source: Financial Post
by Peter Foster
The global warming policy labyrinth offered obvious potential to a KGB politician who had thrived in a climate of devious hypocrisy
Few environmentalists would regard themselves as allies of Vladimir Putin. Indeed, in their stout opposition to petroleum, which the Russian president is using both as a piggy bank and a weapon for expanding his power, it might appear that they are opponents. Such a view is superficial.
In many ways, both Mr. Putin’s Russia and the modern green movement are offshoots of the collapse of the Soviet empire. They remain united against the old Soviet enemy: free markets and free minds. (more…)