Canada: Runaway train is a metaphor for global warning

Montreal Gazette: In the aftermath of the Lac-Mégantic hell, almost all the reform talk is about regulations. There are demands for rules to ensure more workers on trains. To improve the brakes on rail cars. To thicken the shells of tanker cars. This concern for safety is imperative and overdue, Yet it also taking attention away from the underlying cause of the Lac-Mégantic nightmare: Our society’s dependence on planet-heating fossil fuel, the product aboard the runaway train. The world needs to tackle this ever-increasing......

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