Canada-wide and BC commitments on climate change move to back burner as economic self-interest takes over


Emission reduction targets (half of what Canada needs to achieve) are being ignored in favour of economic self-interest with the federal government refusing to set targets to cap the fastest growing source of greenhouse bases in Canada – oilsands development.  BC has followed suit in announcing regulations that will allow it to fall farther off its targets by exempting natural gas used in the production of natural gas from the Clean Energy Act. Read more at the Vancouver Sun.