An energy industry heavyweight told a Calgary forum on climate change a healthy environment is key to a health economy–and vice versa. Suncor President and CEO Steve Williams says even though we don’t have all the answers, the time for action is now, doing nothing is not an option.”
Other comments from the conference put on by Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission include:
Judy Fairburn with Cenovus says industry can do better. She said it’s a balancing act to avoid stalling development, but it will be good for “business, homes and citizens.”
Amin Asadollahi, Oilsands Program Director, Pembina Institute urges Alberta to diversify into renewable energy. “Alberta has enormous wind, solar and geothermal potential.”
Chris Ragan with Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission, says “don’t rush anything”, as it would be bad to get it all wrong.
(Source: NewsTalk 770)