Ending our reliance on fossil fuels will require that we keep the renewed sense of compassion and togetherness prompted by COVID-19. The climate fight is the ultimate long game and a tough political battle, but our collective experience through COVID-19 tells us another future is possible.
The oilsands in Fort McMurray, Alta., pictured in 2008. There is growing momentum for a low-carbon reboot of our high-carbon economy as we emerge from a pandemic-induced shutdown, writes Marc Lee. The Hill Times file photograph by Jake Wright
VANCOUVER—There is growing momentum for a low-carbon reboot of our high-carbon economy as we emerge from a pandemic-induced shutdown.
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