This is a news compilation setting the record straight on the day’s top stories about the oil and gas industry.
Gwyn Morgan: After deliberately turning itself into a climate-change martyr, Canada needs some basic common sense
Canada won’t get a purple heart for self-sabotage in the fight against climate change.
- Instead of focusing on local solutions like a carbon tax, Canada could reduce emissions globally by exporting products like LNG to countries with high emissions.
- We need to aggressively use the provisions in the Paris Agreement for global offsets, allowing Canada to make the maximum contribution to the planet, given the nature of our economy and our well-established comparative advantages environmentally.
If the UN actually paid attention, they would know that most of the First Nation communities involved with these projects support them.
- Trans Mountain has signed benefits agreements with most of the First Nations along the pipeline’s route.
- All 20 First Nations on Coastal GasLink’s route have signed agreements in support of the natural gas pipeline.