Canadian Energy Centre Executive Director of Research Mark Milke joined CJME/CKOM radio host John Gormley to discuss the latest research piece, Mind the (Paris) gap: The economic impact of the Paris commitment on Canada.
Aspirational goals are important in life but it’s always helpful to be clear on the means to the desired end, especially if others are involved. A case in point: General commitments by governments in Canada to significantly reduce carbon emissions by 2030, i.e., the “Paris” commitment. That’s where, in December 2015, 195 participating member states agreed to significantly reduce carbon emissions by 2030.
Big gaps in plans to achieve Canada’s Paris climate change commitment will mean 300,000 fewer jobs and $54 billion in GDP sacrificed by 2030, according to research brief by the Canadian Energy Centre.
Canadian Energy Centre Indigenous Content Producer Gregory John sat down with Global News Radio host Danielle Smith on Monday, July 13 to discuss his research into First Nations’ support of oil and gas projects in Alberta and B.C.
For those who have paid attention to anti-oil and gas activists over the past decade, or even international organizations, one common tactic is to group all Indigenous people in under the false narrative of broad opposition to energy development. That allows those with anti-development agendas to ostensibly enlist Indigenous allies as the easiest way to delay or stop resource projects from being built.
A majority of First Nations in British Columbia and Alberta that have publicly declared their positions support oil and gas extraction and development, according to data analyzed by the Canadian Energy Centre.