One thing is increasingly clear: while trash-talking the federal carbon tax may still play well within the Conservative family, it is increasingly toxic to the rest of the country, writes columnist Max Fawcett.
Canada’s National Observer asked federal Liberal Environment and Climate Change Minister Jonathan Wilkinson about critical issues in the upcoming election, and how his party would respond to the climate crisis.
To their credit, Erin O’Toole’s Conservatives have stopped pretending climate change isn’t a real issue, but you can forgive Canadians for not taking them seriously on the matter just yet, writes columnist Max Fawcett.
Climate change will almost certainly be top of mind in the upcoming election after a summer of intense heat waves has left apartment dwellers roasting with no relief and wildfires are sweeping through Ontario and B.C.’s rural communities.
Shell Canada Ltd. has announced plans to build a large-scale carbon capture and storage project at its Scotford Complex near Edmonton, part of its strategy to become a net-zero emissions company by 2050.