Canadian Biomass Magazine

Conservatives’ climate plan is better than it was, but falls short of Liberal strategy: Globe and Mail

August 23, 2021
By Canadian Biomass

As the Sept. 20 federal election approaches, the topic of climate change is among the hot items for debate. According to a Globe and Mail editorial, the Conservative party has developed a climate plan that is superior to the one it proposed two years ago, but it still doesn’t measure up to the Liberals’ strategy.

In terms of renewable natural gas, the Conservative plan is “dicey,” the newspaper claims. It encourages the use of methane from such sources as landfills to be mixed with drilled natural gas. The Globe says the plan is complicated and expensive and perpetuates the reliance on fossil fuels.

The Conservative plan is an improvement upon its previous effort, but the Liberal strategy is the “surer bet,” the editorial suggests.

To read the full editorial, click here.


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