Canada, Climate change: Canada‘s ‘declared goal is to reduce emissions to 30% below 2005 levels by 2030. That means curbing Alberta’s oil-and-gas production. Alberta produces 81% of Canada’s oil and gas. It exports most of it. The province leads the country in greenhouse-gas emissions, producing almost 263 megatonnes of the country’s 704-megatonne total in 2016, most of which comes from producing oil and gas,’ (The Economist, 15th December 2018, p.45-6.

Canada pumps more oil than any other country apart from America, Saudi Arabia and Russia (The Economist, 10th October 2020, p.57.