“If we are truly committed to net zero by 2050...there is no explanation sitting here today as to how this project fits within that commitment. The legacy that we leave in this place will be on climate action.”
As an Albertan living in Ontario, I’ve come around to the view that many Ontario politicians don’t really seem to give a shit about most Alberta citizens. “Liberal MPs Urge Trudeau To Reject Massive Alberta Oilsands Mine” #cdnpoli
Yet another fossil fuel CEO promising to be “carbon neutral by 2050”. Promising without a plan while growing carbon pollution & building new projects which lock in greater fossil fuel production and emissions is not good enough. #cdnpoli
Many MPs in Trudeau's own caucus are urging Cabinet to #RejectTeck in order to meet #climate commitments + make good on promises to reach #netzero by 2050. #cdnpoli #TeckFrontier #tarsands
Sadly, the appalling ignorance of these Liberal MPs on greenhouse gas emissions endangers national unity: Urge Trudeau To Reject Massive Alberta Oilsands Mine #cdnpoli
Let me offer this serious caution: a political rejection of Teck Frontier (rigorously scientifically & technically reviewed by experts & determined to be in the public interest) will be perceived by most Albertans as a final rejection of Alberta by Canada.
Well, maybe their Ontario and Quebec MPs feel that way, but what about their Alberta and Sask— oh. Liberal MPs Urge Trudeau To Reject Massive Alberta Oilsands Mine - HuffPost