The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC) suggests that civilization is doomed because of continued production of carbon dioxide when using fossil fuels….
Why has Canada not joined in the massive ITER( https://www.newscientist.com/article/dn17950-iter-how-it-works/ )
effort to ‘learn’ …and possibly find a way to make a better primary energy source ? The Government proposed carbon tax plan is politically safer for to implement, but ,in the opinion of many ,is not likely to encourage enough people to adequately reduce their individual carbon footprint…
This appears to be a pattern for your government since you avoided calling on science supported expertise to prepare an independent risk assessment when deciding to approve the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion(TMX) !
Imagine Government ordering that all carbon dioxide producing devices be replaced with non-carbon dioxide producing equipment …based on
a jointly researched industry/government ,approved plan. Something like ordering 28 ESTABLISHED industries to build war machinery, as was done when WW2 started…
Carl Shalansky, P. Eng. (Retired)