Canada’s oil and gas industry faces an existential crisis and a weak emissions cap won’t save it
Ottawa’s job is to ensure that the inevitable transition is as smooth as possible by sending a clear signal to the industry to clean up its pollution.
The Albian Sands site in Alberta in 2014. Canada’s biggest oil producers are making record profits, so they have cash on hand they could invest in reducing their pollution, write Amy Janzwood, Sam Rowan, and Josh Medicoff. Pembina Institute photograph by Julia Kilpatrick/Flickr