Ottawa, Ont. – President Biden’s executive orders on climate change show this was never about one pipeline project or even Canada. It’s about getting the United States off fossil fuels, transitioning to clean energy, and addressing current and historic environmental injustices. The President’s actions confirm that that means taking care of those most affected—communities whose health is compromised by pollution, and fossil fuel workers and their communities—and doing so with fairness and justice. Canada needs to take lessons.

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