Methane regulations in Canada are among the best in the world, and we continue to improve.

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This is a news compilation setting the record straight on the day’s top anti-oil and gas stories and providing research and facts to counter misinformation about the oil and gas industry.


News Headline:

As Canada curbs methane emissions, new measurements show problem bigger than thought

Misleading article title suggests Canadian oil and gas industry dramatically increasing emissions but leaves out key information

The Facts:

Methane regulations in Canada are among the best in the world, and we continue to improve.

 

Here are some stories that get it right, or mostly right.


In a Facebook post from North99, the group takes on the 10% tariff on unprocessed Canadian aluminum from the U.S.. While tariffs inhibit the flow of free trade Canada has experienced with the U.S. for decades, they can also increase global emissions. Navius Research studied the affects of carbon leakage on Canada’s aluminum sector and shows that Canada has a comparative advantage in emissions for the sector. They found that increased production of aluminum in Canada results in significant reductions in emissions globally. Less Canada, more emissions.

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