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Stelmach, protester in eco-confrontation

Posted by mhudema on February 12, 2008

Greenpeace offers ‘Destroyer of Year Award’
Darcy Henton, with files from Renata D’Aliesio, Calgary Herald and The Edmonton Journal
Edmonton Journal
CREDIT: John Lucas,. Edmonton Journal
Conservative Leader Ed Stelmach exchanges heated words with protester Paul Baker in Edmonton, telling him the Tory green plan “is real, it’s achievable,” while some of the promises made by other parties would “destroy 335,000 jobs.”

Conservative Leader Ed Stelmach went toe-to-toe with one of his harshest critics on climate change Monday, moments after he released some of the details of his new “green plan.”

Opening the second week of the provincial election campaign, Stelmach was forced to defend his long-term plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions when an environmental activist ridiculed it following a speech.

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