Meet the fossil fuel workers pushing for energy transition
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This article was published 14/10/2021 (346 days ago), so information in it may no longer be current.
Canada’s oil and gas industry is not a monolith.
Though many workers in the industry support the use of fossil fuels, plenty are also pushing for a fair transition to renewable energy.
A survey released in July by the oilpatch worker-led group Iron & Earth found 90 per cent of fossil fuel industry employees thought they could transition into at least one type of net-zero career with a year or less of training. The poll, done in partnership with Abacus Data, surveyed 300 workers across Canada.
Iron & Earth connected Canada’s National Observer with three workers to tell their stories.
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