The regulatory system appears to have been calibrated to serve the needs of industry.
For years environmental organizations have called on the federal government to do something about the leakage from Alberta’s oilsands tailings ponds.
CBCRA has successfully increased the recovery rate from 42% in 2010 to 70% by the end of 2016.
With delayed action, stranded assets will rise and costly negative emission technologies will be required to limit planetary warming.
There is a large body of evidence that because of indirect land use change, palm oil biodiesel is worse for the climate than the fossil fuel it replaces.
A revised draft defines “clean technologies” to include some forms of coal generation...