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The Future of Canadian Climate Policy — with Marc Lee

Marc Lee; Am Johal; Melissa Roach; Paige Smith; Kathy Feng; Alyha Bardi;
Open Access English
  • Published: 14 Sep 2021
  • Country: Canada
Abstract
Co-Director of the Climate Justice Project at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, and senior economist, Marc Lee, joins Am Johal to discuss the successes and failures of Canadian climate policies across the political spectrum. Marc speaks about the origins of the Climate Justice Project, and conceptualizes how reaching a net-zero carbon economy can be achieved — through a fundamental restructuring of Canadian and BC systems, and the implementation of decolonizing practices. Am and Marc also discuss how approaches like carbon pricing and carbon capture systems do little to counteract climate change, and instead offer “escape hatches” for the fossil fuel...
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