Canada to reject thermal coal mining projects


Reducing emissions:Coal miners in British Columbia. A recent statement has noted that burning thermal coal is the largest contributor to climate change in the world and a major source of toxic pollution. ― AF

TORONTO: The Canadian government will no longer approve thermal-coal mining projects because of their contribution to the climate crisis.

“New thermal coal mining projects or expansions are not in line with the ambition Canadians want to see on climate, or with Canada’s domestic and international climate commitments, ” environment minister Jonathan Wilkinson said in a statement as Group of Seven (G7) leaders gather in the United Kingdom for their first in-person summit since the pandemic.

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