We’re excited by Canada’s increased climate ambition, but as young professionals, we’re also terrified for the future, write Christie McLeod and Gareth Gransaull — because, frankly, our new target is just not good enough.
Premiers in Alberta and Ontario have shunned science in favour of keeping the economy afloat — but resistance to the best advice of public health officials isn't going to end COVID-19, writes columnist Max Fawcett.
On Thursday, Erin O’Toole, leader of the official Opposition Conservative Party, released his long-awaited climate plan, complete with its own price on pollution, meaning that all the major national political parties now support some form of carbon pricing.
The government says it will focus on building a clean economy in its 2021 budget. Establishing a just transition framework to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 is long overdue, writes Hadrian Mertins-Kirkwood, a senior researcher with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.