Remarks to the House of Commons Natural Resources Committee on its study on a just transition
The new era of climate ambition looks a lot like the old era of climate foot-dragging
A just transition is far from far-fetched
Gasoline prices are skyrocketing and that’s having a real impact on Canadians’ pocketbooks
Electric vehicles have emerged as the poster child of the zero-carbon economy. If we could only manage to replace all our internal combustion engines with batteries, it seems, we’d be well on our way to a greener world. But is achieving net-zero emissions really that straightforward? And is a society and economy dependent on personal vehicles—zero-emission though they may be—actually the future we aspire to?
The solution to high gasoline prices is to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels altogether
One solution to the transit death spiral is to make transit free for riders and find alternative funding. In the past decade, at least six towns in Canada have made public transit free on local routes, including three in Alberta.
It is time for Canada to step up as a true climate leader by championing an international agreement to phase out all fossil fuels, including oil and gas.
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