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Trudeau talks like a leader on climate, but Canada’s actions don’t match | Ricochet


Trudeau talks like a leader on climate, but Canada’s actions don’t match | Ricochet: But, before long, that hope started to fade. A few months after the ink had dried on the Paris climate agreement, Trudeau’s government started backing off from their climate promises and their commitments to Indigenous peoples’ rights. They approved a massive natural gas plant, the Pacific Northwest LNG facility, despite Indigenous opposition and red flags from dozens of climate scientists that the project could ruin any chance of Canada meeting its Paris climate commitments. They approved the Site C dam, and they bolstered their unwavering support for the Keystone XL pipeline, even after it was rejected by Barack Obama, then resurrected by Donald Trump, the world’s new climate-denier-in-chief.

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