The massive Teck Frontier oil sands mine would be one of the largest - and possibly the largest - oil sands mines ever built. And the Trudeau government has to decide whether to approve or reject it by the end of February.
Approving a massive new oil sands mine to operate until 2067 would be a complete contradiction of Canada commitment to zero-out greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. There isn’t any space for new oil and gas projects within a carbon budget that keeps warming below 1.5 degrees.
Teck Frontier would also fuel ecological collapse by irreversibly damaging old-growth boreal forest and wetland habitat for endangered species, including the last remaining free-roaming buffalo herd and the critically endangered Whooping Crane.
And it’s not just risky for our environment. Major banks and pension funds are pulling their money out of oil expansion because they see that the future is in renewable energy.
We need the Prime Minister to work with other parties to implement a climate emergency response plan that acts at the speed and at a scale equal to the crisis. A plan that:
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