How the pandemic gave Trudeau an energy policy both the oilpatch and environmentalists could applaud

Article Link: https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/pandemic-covid-coronavirus-oil-gas-alberta-climate-change-1.5536970

Discussion posted by: Arye ben-Shaoul

“Just because we’re in a health crisis doesn’t mean we can neglect the environmental crisis,” Justin Trudeau said on Friday morning. You could read that statement as a painful reminder of the fact that even once we’ve made it through the anxiety, stress and sacrifice of a global pandemic, there will still be the monumental task of confronting and combating climate change. But the prime minister more likely meant it as a statement of intent and a message of reassurance for those voters worried that the fate of the planet might fade from view in the scramble to buttress the economy against the spread of a deadly virus.