Meaningful action to mitigate climate change and transition away from carbon will do far more for our economy than continued reliance on the status quo. It represents a massive opportunity for innovators and investors.
Environment Minister Catherine McKenna has been facing calls from environmentalists to set more ambitious targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The Hill Times file photograph by Andrew Meade
An overwhelming majority of the world’s most eminent scientists, and virtually all governments, agree we are rapidly destroying the environment that supports life on earth.
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