Global National: Sept. 2, 2021 | Ida’s wrath in US highlights hard climate change truths

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On tonight’s edition of Global National:

The remnants of Hurricane Ida brought record rains, flooding, and tornadoes in the U.S. Northeast. Jackson Proskow explains how climate change played a role in this disaster, and what that means for the future.

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s popularity has plummeted as COVID-19 cases rise in the province. What could that mean for the federal Conservatives ahead of the election? Tom Vernon reports.

As the world begins transitioning from fossil fuels to combat climate change, jobs in the oil and gas industry will continue to decrease. Heather Yourex-West explains what a “just transition” would look like in Canada, and why the idea is easier said than done.

You may have noticed an increase in “help wanted” signs. Despite a rise in unemployment during the pandemic, Canadian employers are struggling to find workers. Anne Gaviola looks at the employment paradox.

Plus, Eric Sorensen looks into the pressure on the federal government to stop exporting coal, and how burning the fossil fuel is hampering climate goals.

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