The only way Trudeau and the premiers will reduce Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions is by making us poorer

According to their own political logic, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Premier Rachel Notley should be happy about reduced investment in Alberta’s oil sands.

After all, since both of them believe humanity faces an imminent, existential threat from man-made climate change, they logically would consider it good news that the global crash in oil prices has dramatically slowed oil sands development.