Canada’s Trudeau says Oil Sands Must Go

In a story from AFP (L’Agence France-Presse) it was reported that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canada must “phase out” Alberta’s oil sands and end the country’s dependence on hydrocarbons. This would be a requirement for Canada to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in order to become in compliance with the Paris Agreement on climate change that Canada has ratified. “You can’t make a choice between what’s good for the environment and what’s good for the economy,” Trudeau said about reconciling the fight against climate change with economic growth. Read the whole story.