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No more fossil gas projects in Canada

Canadians don’t want any new fossil gas projects. Let’s make our voices heard!

The issues

Despite urgent appeals by the International Energy Agency, the IPCC and the United Nations Secretary General to halt any fossil fuel expansion, Canada is still considering new fossil fuel projects, including fossil gas (LNG) exports to Europe.

Contrary to what the fossil fuel industry would have us believe, gas export projects are not the solution to Europe’s current energy challenges, caused by the war in Ukraine.

  • Most of Europe’s energy needs will have been met well before any new Canadian gas export infrastructure becomes operational.

  • Energy alternatives already exist to enable European countries to quickly wean themselves from their dependence on fossil fuels and thereby reduce their vulnerability. Rather than look elsewhere for their supply of fossil fuels, they should simply accelerate their energy transition.

Having successfully seen the door closed on the GNL Québec fossil gas project in 2021 for economic and environmental reasons and because of a lack of social acceptability, Quebecers and Canadians will not accept any new fossil gas projects.

Fossil gas, also known as natural gas, is largely made up of methane, a greenhouse gas that is approximately 84 times more potent than carbon dioxide over a twenty year time horizon. 🤯

Exporting fossil gas to countries other than the United States requires the construction of gas liquefaction terminals to ship the gas. That’s why it’s called liquefied natural gas or LNG.

Make your voice heard

Help us make the federal government understand that new fossil gas projects are not welcome.

The following pre-written email will be sent to:

Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada
Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance
Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources
Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change

cc:

Kyle Seeback, Conservative Shadow Minister for Environment and Climate Change
Laurel Collins, NDP Critic for Environment and Climate Change
Monique Pauzé, Bloc Québécois Critic for Environment
Elizabeth May, MP, Green Party of Canada

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