NRDC: Canada’s New Government Should Advance Clean Energy, Climate Action

WASHINGTON—(ENEWSPF)–October 20, 2015 –The following is a statement by Anthony Swift, Canada Project Director at the Natural Resources Defense Council, on the just-concluded federal elections in Canada:

“The new Liberal government in Ottawa has an unprecedented opportunity to move Canada away from the dirty fuels of the past and toward a clean energy future that will bring jobs, prosperity and security for all Canadians. We hope our good neighbors’ new leaders will take real action on climate change by adopting a plan to meet its international climate commitments, stop the destructive expansion of tar sands, and open environmental decision-making to sound science and broad public review.”

For more information, read Anthony Swift’s blog: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/aswift/new_canadian_government_faces.html

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is an international nonprofit environmental organization with more than 2 million members and online activists. Since 1970, our lawyers, scientists, and other environmental specialists have worked to protect the world’s natural resources, public health, and the environment. NRDC has offices in New York City, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Bozeman, MT, and Beijing. Visit us at www.nrdc.org and follow us on Twitter @NRDC.

Source: www.nrdc.org

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