Front Burner

Where Canada's major political parties stand on climate change

The major parties are all promising big action on climate change, but their plans and targets look different. Today on Front Burner, we compare the parties’ strategies and take a closer look at their credibility.
Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole speaks to the media while visiting an animal shelter Monday, August 30, 2021, in King City, Ont. (Ryan Remiorz/Canadian Press)

After a summer of extreme weather and natural disasters, climate change is among the top priorities for voters in this federal election. 

And the major parties are taking notice: the NDP, Conservatives, Liberals and Greens are all promising big action on the climate file if elected.

Today on Front Burner, political scientist and UBC professor Kathryn Harrison joins us to compare what's in the major parties' climate platforms, and to take a closer look at their credibility. 

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