26 Jun '13, 12am

Canada should take its cue from Obama's climate plan.

Canada should take its cue from Obama's climate plan.

Although Keystone is generating much of the attention, the biggest plank of Obama's plan deals with coal-fired power plants. Regulating coal-sector emissions is something he's required under the Clean Air Act to do, and it's an area in which Canada is ahead of the U.S. Obama's announcement on coal shows he's ready to lead when it comes to the country's biggest point source of greenhouse gas emissions — and an important sector of the U.S. economy. Coal power accounts for 45 per cent of total electricity generation and produces 34 per cent of the U.S.' s total GHG emissions. Canadian coal-generation emissions are much lower — just 10 per cent of the total and dropping, thanks in part to renewable energy policies and coal shutdowns from the Ontario government. In Canada, oil and gas production represents the largest source of emissions. Oil and natural gas extraction, pipelin...

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