14 Dec '11, 12am

via @DavidSuzukiFDN

via @DavidSuzukiFDN

Although Stephen Harper claims the Kyoto Protocol has failed, he's wrong. It is our federal government that has failed as many countries, like those within the European Union, are on track to reach their emission targets. The government of Canada appears to be ripping up Kyoto not to do more about the huge challenge of climate change but to do less. The current trend of greenhouse gas emissions building up in the atmosphere is putting our world on a dangerous pathway to warming levels of 4˚C or more, and a 4-year or 10-year delay on action would be catastrophic for the fight against climate change. But there is reason for hope. Many of Canada's provinces and cities are showing true leadership — Ontario's renewable energy plan, B.C.' s carbon tax incentive, and Quebec's law to cap and reduce emissions, Vancouver's Greenest City Plan — but we could do so much more if the fed...

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