The Canadian Press

2016-03-28 | SaskElxn Environment

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Environmentalists are upset that the environment hasn't played much of a role in the Saskatchewan election campaign and say politicians need to be better leaders on the issue. Allyson Brady, executive director of the Saskatchewan Environmental Society, likes that the environment is mentioned in the election platforms, but she says we're not hearing enough about what needs to be done in the province. (Neither Saskatchewan Party Leader Brad Wall nor NDP Leader Cam Broten support a national carbon tax. Both Wall and Broten back the idea of a carbon levy on heavy emitters, where the money would go into a fund which can only be used to invest in clean technology.)

Date: 2016-03-28
Placeline: SASKATOON.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 14 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << for example in climate change is gradual and has one of the highest greenhouse gas emissions per capita in Canada and do we need to take some fairly drastic steps soon and I don't think that the leaders are really talking about that serious issue >>