The Liberal Party’s climate plan includes commitments for a just transition and new funding to support fossil fuel-reliant provinces, but one oilpatch worker-led organization says the plan falls short of what is needed.
For the Canadian Catholic community, investment decisions and divestment from the fossil fuels energy sector reflect the Pope’s call to Care for Our Common Home, writes Agnes Richard of the Global Catholic Climate Movement.
The 2021 federal budget represented a pivot towards a national industrial strategy for achieving emissions reductions, said Sahir Khan, co-founder and executive vice-president at the University of Ottawa's Institute of Fiscal Studies and Democracy.
B.C. has been a cleantech leader, but so far the competition hasn't been very tough. Now that the United States has a president who cares about the climate, the provincial and civic governments must ensure B.C. keeps its advantage.
Climate change is disruptive. We can all agree on that. But there is a path forward where we can rise above the disruptions: electrification. It’s the best way to bridge the gap to meet our greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goals.