Electrifying the economy

Where are we at on electrifying the economy?

The next discussion from the Digital Convening series, brought to you by the Broadbent Institute in partnership with the Douglas-Coldwell Foundation. Widespread electrification of energy, industry and transportation could create huge numbers of new jobs and dramatically reduce climate changing emissions.

The climate change debate is often dominated by doom and gloom headlines. The idea of electrifying our economy offers a positive vision of the future. Widespread electrification of energy, industry and transportation could create huge numbers of new jobs and dramatically reduce climate changing emissions.
How do we raise the level of ambition to the scale that is needed? How does the current situation of the pandemic, and the feelings of urgency around restarting economic activity, impact the move to electrification?
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