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Focus on feds’ carbon-pricing scheme hurting debate on climate change, environmentalists say

By Beatrice Paez       

Lopsided media coverage is also in part to blame for drowning out discussion on other policy measures, environmentalists say.

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna, right, pictured with Employment Minister Patty Hajdu on the Hill on April 2, 2019, has sought to defend the feds' marquee climate policy, the carbon-pricing regime, by arguing that rebates will help offset costs consumers will bear in the face of Conservatives' claims that it's a tax grab. The Hill Times file photograph by Andrew Meade

Canada’s raging debate on climate change has been reduced to a single policy, environmentalists say, but more solutions are needed to engage the public and to cut greenhouse gas emissions in order to avoid catastrophic consequences expected in 11 years.

Beatrice Paez

Beatrice Paez is the digital editor at The Hill Times.
- bpaez@hilltimes.com


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