The global demand for energy is increasing but we can don’t have to meet it with subsidized fossil fuels.
Senator Rosa Galvez, left, chair of the Senate's Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources, says the committee heard evidence that diesel could be replaced with relatively cleaner fossil fuels with minor changes to existing infrastructure, potentially reducing health harms and environmental impact in northern communities.
The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The federal government pays out around $3.3-billion in fossil fuel subsidies each year to support an industry that could cost the global economy trillions of dollars.
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