Our federal and provincial governments should take the lead in adopting a consumption-based accounting approach as an alternative—or secondary—way to measure greenhouse gas emissions. Canada should also encourage other nations to do the same, in an effort to truly reduce global emissions rather than just shifting among jurisdictions.
Canada's federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna, pictured recently on the Hill. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Canada’s greenhouse gas emission targets are wrong—not because they are too tough or not tough enough, but because they are based on the wrong measurement.
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The PMO declined to provide a specific breakdown of self-identified Black staffers among cabinet offices when asked, but says it plans to circulate further voluntary surveys to better understand its staff ‘later this sum