Although some argue that more deficit spending is problematic, the reality is that holding back on investments in a green recovery will create even more problems.
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IISD energy expert Vanessa Corkal sat down with Aliénor Rougeot, coordinator of Fridays for Future Toronto, to get her take on Canada’s green recovery.
It's encouraging to hear Canada commit to funding climate solutions in agriculture, but we are falling behind our peers in tackling emissions.
There's no question that people across Alberta need urgent help. But is injecting tens of billions into oil and gas corporations the right kind of help?
Alberta's orphan wells require proper decommissioning to prevent harm to the environment and surrounding communities. Who will pay for this?
Without adequately addressing subsidies, the federal government undermines benefits from its own commendable carbon pricing policies.
Oil, gas and coal are multi-billion-dollar industries, and every year fossil fuel companies get billions in tax breaks and handouts that increase their profits even further. This website was created to cut through the jargon, so you can understand what’s really happening, debate it, and propose solutions for Canadians and Canada’s economy.