IEA says Canada Can be Key Global Oil Supplier if Emissions Promises Kept

IEA Director Fatih Birol praised Canada's efforts so far to cut carbon emissions but said further work was needed.

Nia Williams, Reuters

Canada, the world's fourth-largest oil producer, can be a key global supplier for years to come providing it sticks to promises to sharply cut emissions, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Jan. 13.

In its first review of Canada's energy policies since 2015, the IEA said the country's role as a major producer, consumer and exporter of energy presented "both challenges and opportunities" for reaching its decarbonization targets.

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