When the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change met in Edmonton for their Cities conference this March, the Deputy Premier for Alberta used her stage time to promote the advancement of provincial oil exports.
Alberta’s Deputy Premier Sarah Hoffman. PH. Connor Mah
During the conference Alberta highlighted their impressive suite of climate mitigation policies at provincial level. Yet, by dramatically increasing their exported carbon emissions simultaneously, I argue this represents a dangerous double-think with regard to tackling the global climate change challenge.