08 May '12, 10pm

Canada Is Slow to Act on Emissions, Audit Warns: The government has not undertaken the kinds of analysis that wo...

Canada will probably not meet its already-diminished greenhouse gas reduction targets, the country’s environment commissioner warned on Tuesday in a report to Parliament. The commissioner, Scott Vaughan, blamed a lack of government oversight, particularly for the oil and gas industry, which is Canada’s fastest growing source of greenhouse gas related emissions. The current Conservative government withdrew Canada from its reduction commitments under the 1997 Kyoto Protocol and replaced them with the more limited goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 17 percent from 2005 levels by 2020. That matches the approach taken by the United States, which did not sign the Kyoto Protocol. “Canada has made a variety of commitments and set a number of targets to reduce greenhouse gas (G.H.G.) emissions since 1992,” Mr. Vaughan wrote in his audit. “These targets have become signifi...

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Canada Is Slow to Act on Emissions, Audit Warns By IAN AUSTEN Canada will probably not meet its already-diminished greenho...

Managing an internal audit

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After the regulatory scope and applicability are researched an audit protocol should be drafted. The protocol should be ca...