A megafire raged for 3 months. No one’s on the hook for its emissions.
The Elephant Hill fire in British Columbia, Canada emitted 38 million tons of greenhouse gas that went unreported by the Canadian government. Clair Fyson, co-head of our climate policy team talks about the challenge of accountability for land-based emissions in this fascinating piece about the disparity between emissions that are reported to the UN and independent documented data.
Date20 April 2022