VANCOUVER | UNCEDED xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (MUSQUEAM), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (SQUAMISH) AND səlilwətaɬ (TSLEIL-WAUTUTH) TERRITORIES — The B.C. government reconfirmed today its intention to cap harmful greenhouse gas emissions from its most-polluting sector, fossil fuels, starting in 2025.

In response, the David Suzuki Foundation’s senior climate policy adviser Tom Green said:

“We applaud B.C.’s reiteration today that it will move forward with regulations to cap oil and gas sector emissions starting in 2025. With the threat of increased fossil gas production and LNG export expansion blowing up our provincial emissions reduction target, this cap is critical to our ability to finally start addressing the ever-worsening climate crisis.

“Jurisdictions around the world, including B.C. and Canada, have repeatedly failed to meet emission reduction targets. If we’re going to buck that trend and finally start bending emissions downward, we need strong regulations to limit pollution from our most-polluting sectors — namely, fossil fuels. That’s exactly what a cap on oil and gas emissions does.

“We call on the federal government to leverage B.C.’s efforts to cap oil and gas sector emissions, including from LNG, to accelerate its own federal emissions cap regulations.”

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