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Duly Quoted: Norm Kelly on Climate Change

Parks and environment committee chair tells city council that climate change is really not such a big deal after all.

“There are people who believe that the conclusions of this report are apocalyptic in their character. In fact, they’re saying life is going to be a little more comfortable in this city.”

—Norm Kelly (Ward 40, Scarborough Agincourt), chair of the City of Toronto’s parks and environment committee, on the long-term effects of climate change in Toronto. Kelly was addressing council this morning; among the items that will be debated is a study meant to help council develop a strategy for managing the effects of climate change.