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Experts to MPs: Canada must stop funding fossils

“You cannot have public money anywhere near this industry anymore.” This was the message delivered to lawmakers by an expert panel examining how Canada is backing relentless expansion of the oil and gas industry, at an event last month on Parliament Hill.

EDC joins net-zero alliance, but has no plan to end fossil finance

Export Development Canada has joined other export banks in co-founding the Net-Zero Export Credit Agency Alliance. With this, EDC commits to aligning its business with “pathways to net-zero,” but its steadfast support for fossil fuels calls into question the seriousness of its commitment.

Export Development Canada must account for its climate impacts

With the trade minister currently preparing her annual statement outlining Ottawa’s policy expectations for Export Development Canada, Above Ground has sent her the following letter urging the government to place the highest priority on making this Crown corporation accountable for its global climate impacts.