Last month, when we kicked off the Carbon Corner section of the magazine, we had absolutely no idea of the storm brewing just over the horizon. In fact, we felt much of the debate surrounding the impending carbon tax introduction in Alberta had gone relatively silent. It was as if complacency or even apathy had simply sunk in. Had we all thrown in the towel? Were we all feeling that any chance to reverse the NDP ideologues climate change path toward the lifesaving carbon tax was futile at best?