Writer/organizer. Strategy & Comms @350Canada. Organizing for a #GreenNewDeal with #OurTime2019
Oct 13, 2021 • 12 tweets • 4 min read
🧵Today, the @IEA released their 2021 World Energy Outlook which, for the first time, includes a scenario where the world actually meets a 1.5ºC climate target.
And, it has some big implications for Canada.
First, at the high level, the new report finds a massive gap between national climate policies and what needs to happen to "keep the door open" to 1.5ºC. At the global level, these pledges "close less than 20% of the gap" between where we are and where we need to be.
Apr 8, 2021 • 4 tweets • 1 min read
How Biden differs from Trudeau on climate summed up in one line:
"[Biden and his team] view the idea that a carbon tax is the essential answer to the problem of climate change as being so divorced from political reality as to be actively dangerous."