14 Dec '11, 10am

Canada Drops Out Of Kyoto Protocol | Care2 Causes

Canada Drops Out Of Kyoto Protocol | Care2 Causes

The worst kept secret in Canadian politics became official yesterday when the Harper government announced its withdrawal from the Kyoto Protocol. In a statement made in the foyer of the House of Commons , Environment Minister Peter Kent noted that “Kyoto is not the path forward for a global solution to climate change” and indicated that “Canada will work towards a legally binding agreement to address global emissions that allows us to continue creating jobs and economic growth.” What Would Staying in Kyoto Mean for Canada? In his statement , Kent said that the Conservative government has “taken action since 2006 to make real reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.” He repeated this several times, without providing any examples of those actions or statistics on the resulting (non existing) decrease in emissions. However, when it comes to what Canada would have to do in orde...

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