Fossil fuels are driving affordability crisis; smart climate policy is the answer
David Suzuki Foundation and partners
Partners: Canadian Environmental Law Association, Canadian Interfaith Fast For the Climate, Climate Action Network, Conservation Council of New Brunswick, Ecology Action Centre, Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, EcoJustice, Équiterre, Greenpeace Canada, Nature Canada, Sierra Club Canada, Stand.earth, West Coast Environmental Law, Wildsight
Sixteen civil society organizations sound the alarm about attacks on Canada’s carbon pricing system, a cornerstone climate policy. Addressing affordability should not come at the expense of Canada’s commitment to climate action. These two challenges must be addressed together. Weakening or dismantling carbon pricing is a short-sighted, irresponsible and ineffective approach to addressing household energy affordability issues.