Here’s how Canadian culture needs to change to tackle climate change post-pandemic

Can a culture of capitalism ever support a green leader?

Why It Matters

Climate change is headed quickly toward a point of no return. Polls show that Canadians don’t want to go back to normal post-pandemic — they want less commuting and less consumption, good moves for the environment. But can our capitalist culture support that kind of wholesale change?

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