Mr. Speaker, on Friday, a UN report revealed that the melting of glaciers is “off the charts” and is now irreversible.
However, this government does not see this as a global tragedy, but rather as a business opportunity. Believe it or not, in the most recent budget, the government allocated millions of dollars for oil exploration in the Arctic. The unchecked use of oil is what led to this global disaster, and the federal government is seriously thinking that there might be some money to be made now that the ice is melting.
When will Canada stop off-loading the consequences of the climate crisis onto future generations?