Environment is not an externality; it’s the core of human economy
The heavy lobbying of the last decade which saw an average of six meetings per work day between industry lobbyists and the federal government seems to have carried forward into this crisis in a continued effort to dismantle and weaken climate and environmental governance federally.
Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson, pictured on West Block. Ottawa has started putting requirements on climate-risk disclosure and plans to reach climate goals in some of its COVID financing and focused a specific oil and gas program on environmental remediation to maintain employment, writes Independent Senator Rosa Galvez. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade