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In the plan to reduce Canada’s carbon emissions, Alberta’s oil industry has stuck out as a question mark.
It’s a major driver of the economy, but does produce a lot of emissions. But 5 of the biggest players in the oilsands have announced they plan to get to net-zero by 2050.Calgary Herald columnist Chris Varcoe joins Dave to discuss what’s behind the announcement, how the companies plan to get there, and other innovations in Alberta’s energy sector that could help capitalized on low-carbon opportunities. Background reading: A 'watershed event' as energy sector moves on net-zero action, hydrogen complex in Alberta