One of the ways that Canadian natural gas and oil producers are leaders is in identifying and mitigating methane emissions that contribute to global warming. In fact one University of Calgary study suggested that if the rest of the world followed Canada’s regulatory standards, global greenhouse gas emissions from oil and gas facilities would fall 23 per cent.
Canadian natural gas and oil producers have also committed to reducing methane emissions 45 per cent below 2012 levels by 2025. As you can see from this satellite photo from the 2020 World Energy Outlook report by the International Energy Agency, Canada is already doing its part. Shouldn’t we make sure that future demand for natural gas and oil come from a sustainability leader like Canada?