Peter Kent explains the greenhouse effect

Whatever his qualifications and future as Environment Minister, in cannot be said that Peter Kent doesn’t understand the problem he is now charged with addressing. Indeed, reporting for CBC in 1984, he hosted an extensive report on the looming threat of global warming. Twenty-six years later, it holds up rather well—either because of the foresight of the reporting or because the discussion has progressed so little since.

Parts 2 and 3 after the jump.

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