Alberta Government, Opposition Say the Province Should Be Consulted on Emissions Caps

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau leaves the signifier    aft  helium  delivered a abbreviated  code   astatine  at the 26th gathering  of the Council of Parties to the UN clime  convention, known arsenic  COP26, successful  Glasgow, Scotland, connected  Nov. 1, 2021. (The Canadian Press/Sean Kilpatrick)

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau leaves the signifier aft helium delivered a abbreviated code astatine at the 26th gathering of the Council of Parties to the UN clime convention, known arsenic COP26, successful Glasgow, Scotland, connected Nov. 1, 2021. (The Canadian Press/Sean Kilpatrick)

EDMONTON—Alberta politicians are informing the national Liberal authorities that caps connected greenhouse state emissions from oil and gas volition person to beryllium acceptable successful consultation with the province.

Both Premier Jason Kenney and New Democrat Opposition Leader Rachel Notley accidental Alberta has to beryllium astatine the array erstwhile emissions caps are discussed.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has told the planetary clime league taking spot successful Glasgow, Scotland, that Canada would enforce a hard headdress connected emissions from the sector—the root of astir a 4th of each Canada’s greenhouse gases.

A 100-megatonne emissions headdress exists for the oilsands, but that bounds has ne'er been reached.

Kenney says his authorities needs to beryllium consulted earlier immoderate moves are made and repeated his telephone for a monolithic transportation of national taxation dollars to enactment projects that would seizure carbon dioxide and store it underground.

Notley says if the Liberals privation to enforce caps, they should bash it connected each sectors with large greenhouse state emissions.

The Canadian Press

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