We must stop believing that it is possible to get to lower emissions while increasing production.

By Charlie Angus, The Tyee

The latest report from the International Panel on Climate Change, commonly referred to the IPCC, paints a bleak picture of the climate crisis. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres calls it “an atlas of human suffering and a damning indictment of failed climate leadership.”

Nowhere is that failed leadership more evident than in Canada.

Despite the dramatic promises of Prime Minister Trudeau on the international stage, Canada remains an outlier among the G7 for our ongoing failure to address the continuing rise of greenhouse gas emissions.

Union Gas Limited in Thornhill, Ontario, Canada, merged to become Enbridge Gas Inc., a major Canadian natural gas company.

It’s not that the Liberal government doesn’t have a plan. But their strategy to reach Net Zero by 2050 includes seriously contradictory objectives that will lead to increases in oil production and pipeline investments. It is backstopped by hopelessly optimistic numbers.

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