Marc Lee is a senior economist in the B.C. office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). From 2009 to 2015, Marc directed the CCPA’s Climate Justice Project, and he is part of the research team for the Corporate Mapping Project. Marc has authored and coauthored numerous publications on climate justice, inequality and public finance, and is a frequent media
commentator on public policy issues.
This study examines Canada’s contribution to global climate change in light of the Paris Agreement by looking at extracted carbon — the total amount of fossil fuels removed from Canadian soil that ends up in the atmosphere — whether used for domestic purposes, or exported and combusted elsewhere.