We’re seeing the first 40 Celsius temperatures recorded in the United Kingdom. Five cities in California recently banned the construction of new gas stations. Los Angeles is now considering it, while Europe is refusing to sign the long-term natural gas contracts that Canada’s oil and gas lobby is pushing for.
They see new gas supplies as a short-term solution to get off of Russian gas for the next year or two, but for the longer term, they are investing heavily in energy independence through renewables and energy efficiency.The world is changing fast, and Alberta must not get left behind. For that reason, a non-partisan and growing chorus of companies, non-profits and faith groups is calling for the provincial government to develop a robust and credible climate plan.
Currently listing 22 businesses, eight non-profit associations and one church congregation, the website also intends for the eventual inclusion of First Nations and municipalities. This message is intended for the Alberta government, regardless of which leader or party is in power. The website can be found at www.climateplanalberta.ca.