The Conservatives are calling Justin Trudeau a “carbon hypocrite” for flying two planes in the course of the 40-day election marketing campaign, emitting double the carbon emissions of different campaigns.
The Conservatives issued a information launch — together with journey logs and pictures of the 2 planes — in the course of the French language debate hosted by TVA,
“Despite marching in climate strikes, lecturing everybody else on lowering emissions and imposing a carbon tax on hard-working Canadians, Justin Trudeau and the Liberals are secretly using two aircraft to campaign in this election,” the discharge says.
Liberal Occasion spokesman Cameron Ahmad confirmed the occasion is utilizing two planes, one to move the tools wanted for marketing campaign occasions. Ahmad stated there was by no means any secrecy round the usage of two plane and two plane have been additionally used in the course of the 2015 marketing campaign.
Ahmad stated the occasion is buying carbon offsets for each planes.
A Conservative occasion spokesman, Simon Jefferies, stated in an e mail to CBC Information the Conservatives should not buying carbon offsets for his or her aircraft.