Energy East saga demonstrates the need for a climate test
If we don’t seize this opportunity, Canada will remain vulnerable to regulatory uncertainty, protracted battles over energy projects, and stranded assets in a low-carbon world.
Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr, pictured recently on the Hill. The federal government is currently overhauling Canada’s environmental laws, including the process to review energy projects. It is planning to introduce legislation this fall that will reform environmental assessments and the National Energy Board (NEB).The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade