To be sure, there are the climate change deniers out there, but if statistics have any bearing, the vast majority of Canadians believe that environmental catastrophe is a distinct possibility.  Interestingly, a great many Canadians still maintain trust of specialists and scientists over companies, oil firms, or governments.  So, citizens largely distrust those causing environmental damage, or who fail to deal with it, and desire something serious be done at government levels to curtail the carbon emissions that are at the base of greenhouse gases. This debate has been raging in public for a decade now and has created a kind of national stasis concerning environmental action. Yet there are other dimensions to this which we rarely consider and that speak directly to the politically…