Critics say that's why the world is angry at Canada

Canada’s climate change stance ‘de-motivating’: Critics say that’s why the world is angry at Canada

Anyone wondering why Canada, with its minuscule global carbon footprint, attracts so much international ire from environmentalists these days should listen to Avrim Lazar. The former forest industry executive and one-time Environment Canada policy lead was part of a biodiversity seminar Tuesday at the University of Ottawa, where policy talk inevitably meandered over to climate change. ‘It’s not the people that say there is no problem who are standing in the way of solutions. It’s the people who are saying there is no solution.’- Avrim Lazar Lazar said a feeling of powerlessness is sapping motivation and he believes the problem lies in getting everyone in the global commons to contribute. “It’s not the people that say there is no problem who are standing in the way of solutions,” Lazar told the assembled business, government, academic and student representatives.

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On Sept 19, 2023 ahead of the Climate Ambition Summit in New York City, climate activists gathered for a rally and civil disobedience outside Bank of America Tower in Midtown Manhattan as part of the March to End Fossil Fuels wave of actions resulting in multiple arrests. Activists demand Bank of America to “Defund Climate Chaos and Defend Human Rights” Photo: Erik McGregor (CC BY-NC 2.0 Deed)

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