IAE warning: if we care about the planet, we need to get off oil and other fossil fuels, and we need to do it fast
Our own government has the obligation to bring much greater clarity than we have seen so far on how it expects to achieve its climate aspirations. How else can it expect to garner broad public support for difficult changes that lie ahead?
The oilsands in Fort McMurray, Alta., pictured in this file photograph. Budget 2021 alone proposed an additional $17.6-billion in green recovery investments, in addition to $15-billion announced earlier. However, there is no meaningful outline of how these programs connect to actual emission reductions or what kinds of targets exist for various aspirations. The Hill Times file photograph by Jake Wright