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The good news and the bad news

In my last column I said I was feeling a lot better about the future of the planet because economics will take care of the tough decisions, and I believe that is true. Greener solutions to problems will be adopted not only because they are the right thing to do, but because it makes economic sense. Along the way though, it behoves mankind to act responsibly, and do what we can for our ailing planet. But whilst there are plenty of people making great strides towards a sustainable future - others are being selfish and reckless.  On the plus side: BP's new boss has announced plans to reinvent the company, and a grand ambition to be net zero carbon by 2050.  That would be quite something. A small domestic Canadian Airline is moving towards electrifying their entire fleet of small passenger seaplanes, and the roof of their terminal building is a one acre green space with 50 solar panels and four beehives.  On the negative side:  There's the idiot-in-chief, no need to mention his nam