If elected, what will you do to ensure Ontario meets its 2030 Paris Agreement commitments on climate change?
Trevor Dailey: I will do nothing. Humans do not control the climate, nature does. The climate has changed considerably many times over billions of years. The climate is always changing. Nature does whatever she wants to do, whenever she wants to do it. She always has, she always will, and it is normal. Why is it now called climate change instead of global warming? I already know the answer to that question.
40% of food in Canada is wasted. What will you do to address food waste?
Trevor Dailey: I will do nothing. Who should think people having more food than they can eat is a problem? We live in a country where people can waste food, be picky eaters, and not go hungry. Many countries of the world do not have this prosperity. There is no food waste in a country where the people are starving. Would living in a country where the people are starving be better than living in Canada? I think not.
The use of neonicotinoid pesticides is a leading cause in the decline of bee populations in Ontario and around the world. Would you support a ban on neonicotinoid pesticides and invest in identifying and promoting pollinator-friendly alternatives to pesticides for agriculture?
Trevor Dailey: No, I would not. Canada has stringent regulations on each pesticide approval and its use. Pesticide use by farmers in Canada has been declining for decades. Pesticides and their application is expensive and time consuming, so pesticides are only used by farmers when necessary. Development of pest resistant crops, another beneficial advancement environmentalists oppose, is replacing pesticide use. This is not about bees, it is about using fear, deception, misinformation, and lies to compel a worldwide ban of all pesticides. This is a common tactic used by environmentalists.
What will you do to support the development and implementation of local cycling infrastructure?
Trevor Dailey: I will do nothing. Everyone must obey the rules of the road under the Ontario Highway Traffic Act if one wants to travel on the public roads. No one group should get special treatment.
Single use plastics, microfibers and microplastics are a critical pollution problem in our local waterways and lakes. What steps will you take to address this problem?
Trevor Dailey: I will do nothing. People have the right to purchase the products they want and need. Companies have the right to produce the products people want and need. Littering is already against the law.
HABITAT & SPECIES AT RISK
There are well over 200 species at risk in Ontario, a number that is growing every year and includes once-common species like Barn Swallow and Monarch butterfly. What plan (or policy) will you develop and implement to protect species at risk?
Trevor Dailey: I will not develop nor implement any such plan nor policy. Species extinction is normal. A very few number of species have become extinct as a result of human causes, while nature has killed off more than 95 percent of all species that have ever lived on planet earth; and earth is still is the only planet we know of that supports any form of life. Count all the species that have gone extinct in the past 200 years. Count all the new alive species that have been discovered in the past 2 years.
Other Environmental Issues?
Trevor Dailey: I do not think that is a sentence.
Do you have anything else you’d like to share?
Trevor Dailey: Yes, I have. In the real meaning of the words, there is a difference between environmentalism and conservation. The former is a socialist political movement, and the latter is not. I am not an environmentalist.
Source: London Enviroment Network.
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