18 Aug '11, 7am

Canada Right On Target, To Miss 2020 Emissions Targets

According to Environment Canada’s peer-reviewed July report on Canada’s Emissions Trends [pdf], government action to date is not putting the country on track to meet the carbon emissions reductions it commited to in 2009. A year and a half ago at the international climate talks in Copenhagen, the federal government committed to reducing emissions 17 percent below 2005 levels, by 2020. The report makes clear that the federal government’s existing measures do little and more closely resemble a carbon intensive business-as-usual development scenario. Environment Canada’s Energy, Emissions and Economy modeling tool pulls in data from across federal government departments and shows that current government plans and programs will take the country only one quarter of the way to achieving the 2020 reductions it agreed to under the Copenhagen Accord. In 2009, Canada said it would u...

Full article: http://www.desmogblog.com/canada-right-target-miss-2020-e...

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