Despite moderate progress in the 2017 budget, Canada remains the largest provider of fiscal support to oil and gas production in the G7 relative to the size of its economy.
The Canadian tar sands industry has suffered another significant setback trying to get is carbon intensive product to market in the US.
“We are concerned for the safety of our residents and our dogs”
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has another crisis on his hands and once again his administration seems to be ciding with oil and gas. His political legacy is on the line once more.
“Why should I be studying for a future that soon may be no more, when no one is doing anything to save that future?”
A new report released today reveals the disconnect between Canada’s promises on climate change and the actions of its official export credit agency, Export Development Canada (EDC), in propping up the oil and gas industry through government-backed (public) finance.
This report reveals the disconnect between Canada’s promises on climate change and the actions of its official export credit agency, Export Development Canada (EDC), in propping up the oil and gas industry.
Canadian scientists are becoming progressively alarmed at the increasing rate of melting of the country’s glaciers, warning that climate change is having a severe impact on the region.
“G7 countries must turn words into action and develop a detailed roadmap for phasing out fossil fuel subsidies by 2025. For Canada, this responsibility ultimately lies with Environment and Clean Growth Minister Catherine McKenna and Finance Minister Bill Morneau,” said experts from the #StopFundingFossils coalition.
For those concerned about climate justice and leaving a living legacy to our grand-children, your everyday actions are making a positive difference. Sometimes, in these destructive days of Trump, and svengali politics of Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, we just don’t say that enough.