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A 1.5°C limit on average global warming is the long-term, “aspirational” goal in the Paris Agreement. But more and more research is showing that a 1.5 target is essential, not optional—and that it may not take unproven, potentially dangerous carbon capture techniques to get there.
Canada’s remaining vast deposits of bitumen will have to stay in the ground in pretty much any credible low-carbon scenario. How to make the transition, while building new opportunities for fossil workers and communities, is one of the biggest climate challenges the country faces.