About The Backgrounder:

The oil and gas industry in Canada subverts and undermines democratic processes and hinders climate action through its lobbying and other influence-wielding activities.

The production and consumption of fossil fuels is the source of over 75 per cent of greenhouse emissions globally. The industry in Canada has a vested interest in persuading governments to not enact regulations, policies or laws which would limit the production of fossil fuels and potentially reduce companies’ profits.

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