Jason Kenney’s very long day

Alberta Premier called climate risk ‘flavour of the day.’ A lengthy list of economists and money managers disagree

In late May, shortly after becoming Alberta’s new premier, Jason Kenney visited the Toronto offices of The Globe and Mail. In a sit-down interview, Premier Kenney spoke at length about his vision for Alberta’s economy and his plans to restore the oil and gas sector to its former glory.

When asked about institutional investors’ growing focus on climate change, Premier Kenney brushed it off. “Flavour of the day,” he told the Globe. There are more important things for investors to look at.

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