Statement by Erin Flanagan, analyst at the Pembina Institute, in response to environmental and economic policy announcements by Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau in Vancouver.
Ed Whittingham comments on the Alberta government’s plan to strengthen the province’s main climate policy, the Specified Gas Emitters Regulation (SGER).
New interactive tool quantifies environmental impacts of shale gas and LNG development in northeast B.C. Impacts vary dramatically depending on scale of development and policy effectiveness; B.C.’s LNG ambitions under current policy will result in significant impacts
A new interactive planning tool is the first to quantify the potential impacts of shale gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG) development in northeast B.C. in terms of carbon pollution, land disturbance, water use and wastewater.
Given Canada’s history of setting climate targets while failing to implement regulations to meet them, today’s announcement doesn’t mean much without a credible plan of action to back it up.
Ed Whittingham, executive director of the Pembina Institute, comments in response to the outcome of the Alberta election.