The federal government wants to move to a low-carbon economy, and electricity generation will be a critical part.
The biggest political challenge here is for Andrew Scheer, who is being overshadowed by Doug Ford in Ontario, says Shane Mackenzie, a former Liberal staffer.
This yearâ€™s historic federal investment in protected areas and species at risk signalled a turnaround: Canada wants to take back the conservation lead, writes Aran O'Carroll of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society.
This week's ministerial meeting in Brussels is a key stepping stone in the lead-up to this Decemberâ€™s UN climate change conference. The goal is to spur swift and effective implementation of the Paris Agreement, while the window to keep global warming to within manageable levels is still possible.
If the price of carbon stays low, itâ€™s because thereâ€™s a significant surplus of credits, and if Quebec and Ontario need to purchase more emission credits, it is necessarily California, a much bigger market, that will have some to sell.