Canada’s environmental record ranks second-worst in the world compared to 28 other industrialized nations, according to a study by a professor at the University of Victoria. Switzerland came out No. 1, while the U.S. brought up the rear in the study, which ranked per-capita measurements of greenhouse gas emissions, water and energy consumption, logging, and generation of nuclear waste, among other factors. The researcher, David Boyd, said the study revealed that “Canadians talk the talk of environmental protection, but we don’t walk the walk.” But some conservative critics say the study’s per-capita methodology was misleading and weighted the results against heavily industrialized countries like Canada with small population bases.