Off the deep end
In the waters off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador, a plan is swirling to double oil production by 2030 and help the financially struggling province get back on its feet. But Canada — and the world — must drastically cut its planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions by then, and more oil stands to get in the way.
This series wades into the deep end, exploring what N.L. is plotting for its offshore and what financial and economic risks lie in the province’s push for oil.