Wanted: Government ownership over the common good to achieve climate justice

To keep temperature increases below 1.5°C, even business leaders agree they need stronger climate regulations

In many ways, this is a hopeful time in Canadian climate politics: the Conservative and Liberal parties have developed comprehensive climate plans, and this spring the Liberals announced $17.6 billion in new spending on climate-friendly measures. For this hope to lead to substantive change, the Canadian government – and future governments – must be willing to make the courageous choices that come with accepting their responsibility to protect the common good.

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