B.C. Announces New Climate Strategy Roadmap Before COP26 Conference

In an announcement that was at times tailed off, the province unveiled new details aimed at alleviating a problem with global warming and attaining statutory goals of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and net emissions by 2050.

Demand for new industry projects to have enforceable plans to achieve statutory and sectoral targets and net zero-emission by 2050;

Green Party leader Sonia Furstenau tweeted NDP support for LNG would represent a greater burden on the rest of the economy to compensate for the gap in emissions.

An obligation to raise the price for carbon pollution to meet or surpass federal benchmark, with assistance to people and businesses

The CleanBC programme was first implemented in 2018 to encourage clean energy and lower emissions in all sectors.

New requirements to ensure all new emissions-free buildings are entirely CO2-free by 2030.

Eight areas for the CleanBC Roadmap 2030 will be addressed:

Horgan said the effects of climate change are easy to recognize, adding that the threats of wildfires, heat waves and droughts were right up ahead.

British Columbia

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British Columbia is the westernmost province of Canada, situated between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains. With an estimated population of 5.2 million as of 2021, (wikipedia)


John Horgan

John Joseph Horgan is a Canadian politician who has served as the 36th and current premier of British Columbia since 2017. (wikipedia)


2017 British Columbia general election

The 2017 British Columbia general election was held on May 9, 2017, to elect 87 members to the Legislative Assembly to serve in the 41st Parliament of the Canadian province of British Columbia. (wikipedia)


2020 British Columbia general election

The 2020 British Columbia general election was held on October 24, 2020, to elect members of the Legislative Assembly to serve in the 42nd parliament of the Canadian province of British Columbia. (wikipedia)

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