To effectively hit zero emissions in such a limited time, we’ll need to leapfrog over these incremental improvements and go straight to zero-emission technology.
An estimated 5,000 people took to the streets in Ottawa on Sept. 27, joining millions more to call on governments to pursue more aggressive measures to mitigate climate change. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
The election dust is settling, and almost 70 per cent of Canadians chose parties with strong climate policies. But how we reach our target, and even what that target is, have yet to be decided.
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Unless Trudeau plans to be out on these streets, fighting against police brutality or in cabinet drafting legislation to curb police powers, his, and all the other white voices of his ilk, have no merit here.
'I do agree that things need to be implemented as quickly as possible. We could've done this a lot sooner. The good news is that we’re doing it now and announcing it today,' says Transport Minister Marc Garneau.