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Canada’s government follows example of Dutch climate policy that sparks farmers revolt in Europe

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – For weeks, farmers in the Netherlands have been taking to the streets to protest the government’s disastrous climate policies, which have been dubbed eco-tyranny.

The revolt has spread to Germany, Poland, and Italy as farmers collectively protest what they consider their governments’ destructive climate policies that threaten livelihoods and global food supplies.

A policy pushed by the World Economic Forum (WEF), under the guise of reducing the production of nitrogen oxides, would virtually bring about the end of agriculture in the country.

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After all, even though the embellishing words of climate activists speak of a greener (better) food economy, government plans tend to show a food supply that will no longer be sufficient for more than a few people.

Typical farm in Canada. (Photo internet reproduction)
Typical farm in Canada. (Photo internet reproduction)

As in the Netherlands, the Canadian government is counting on significantly reducing nitrogen oxide emissions from fertilizers.

By 2030, they will be reduced at least to the level before 2020. This is to be achieved by cutting the use of man-made nitrogen fertilizers. However, according to the portal “Fertilizer Canada”, this could not only significantly hamper food production but also destroy the livelihood of many farmers:

The Total Emissions Reduction sets a cap on total allowable fertilizer emissions that is 30% below 2020 levels.

Since the yield of Canadian crops is directly related to the proper application of fertilizer, this results in an upper limit on Canadian agricultural productivity that is far below the 2020 level.

An estimated 30% absolute emissions reduction for a farmer with 1,000 hectares of canola and 1,000 hectares of wheat translates into a revenue reduction of about Can$38,000 to Can$40,500 per year.

In 2020, western Canadian farmers planted about 20.8 million hectares of canola. Using these values, farm revenues from canola could cumulatively decline by Can$396 million to Can$441 million per year. Wheat farmers could experience a Can$400 million decline.

Fertilizer Canada

Meanwhile, moral support for the concerns of Dutch farmers is also coming from Canada. In Toronto, the capital of the province of Ontario, people took to the streets with Canadian and Dutch flags, demonstrating their sympathy for the Dutch.

After all, they too have learned from the Canadian “Freedom Convoy.”

One can expect an outcry and protests in Canada soon. Farmers are currently networking around the world.

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