Looking at the Trudeau government mandate letters for key members of cabinet concerning climate mitigation, it's clear we are still stuck in the feasible approach, not even close to effective climate mitigation.
Concern is skin deep: all the parties' climate platform policies are grossly insufficient, the climate villains are still in firm control, and any informed outsider would see a nation in deep climate denial.
Within a year we will see pleas from Alberta workers for a Green New Deal-style transition plan and the next Alberta government post-Kenney will join with CAPP in agreeing to a regulated wind down of production.
In their report, David Robertson and Terry Moore say the Liberals 'are checking the appropriate boxes on a green initiatives checklist rather than developing the elements of a comprehensive climate action plan.'
Given three decades of failure, the equivalent of precious weeks wasted before governments reacted seriously to COVID-19, the emergency treatment now required must be a regulated and managed decline of fossil fuels.