Green Resilience Project Pinpoints Basic Income as ‘Key to the Climate Plan Canada Needs’

Green Resilience Project Pinpoints Basic Income as ‘Key to the Climate Plan Canada Needs’

A series of grassroot conversations in communities across Canada is building a picture of how a universal basic income can lay the groundwork for faster, deeper carbon cuts, by boosting local resilience and helping to ease uncertainties around the shift to a low-carbon economy.

“We know that it’s almost impossible to think about reducing emissions when you’re struggling just to make ends meet,” write The Energy Mix Publisher Mitchell Beer and Sheila Regehr, co-chair of the Basic Income Canada Network (BICN), in a recent op ed for The Hill Times . “But so far, there has been little coordinated effort […]

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