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Climate Solutions Lab

Response Report to Canada’s Proposed Regulatory Framework for GHG Emissions from Oil and Gas

January 22, 2024

Canada oil refinery

The Government of Canada has issued a proposed Regulatory Framework for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the oil and gas sector, and invited public comment on the Framework by February 2024. This Climate Solutions Lab (CSL) report, based on input from experts at Brown University and the University of Toronto, provides suggestions to improve the effectiveness, credibility, and administrative simplicity of the Regulatory Framework, without any sacrifice to political feasibility.