Canada Carbon Emissions

Can Canada Meet Its 2030 Climate Target?

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.28.2017 | Canada Politics

Four climate and energy experts weigh in.

It's Time Canada Lived Up to Its Climate Commitments

Joe Gunn | Posted 06.01.2015 | Canada Politics
Joe Gunn

By the end of March, Ottawa should have announced its plan to contribute to global efforts to reduce carbon pollution. Yet, silence reigned in the Great White North. That favourite stalling tactic of Canadian negotiators that says we won't reduce our emissions if others refuse to act simply doesn't hold when others have indeed kept their promises.

Trudeau Makes Big Carbon Emissions Pledge

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.08.2015 | Canada Politics

CALGARY - A Liberal government would set national targets for reducing carbon emissions but would allow provinces to design their own policies to meet...


CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The latest internal government report confirms Canada is not close to being on track to meet its promised target for emissions cuts by the ye...

Do Not Believe Mulcair's Environmental Apocalypse

Kenneth P. Green | Posted 05.20.2013 | Canada Politics
Kenneth P. Green

We would never suggest that Canada is free of environmental challenges -- it certainly isn't. But an objective view of Canada's environmental trends hardly justify the kind of catastrophic environmental destruction that Thomas Mulcair would have the world believe Canada is enduring. And to so badly distort Canada's record, particularly while traveling abroad, is unseemly in the Leader of the Opposition, who, in theory at least, serves as the "government in waiting." There is still progress to be made in protecting Canada's environment, but hysterical pronouncements of imminent environmental Armageddon do not contribute much to the process.

Tories Introduce New U.S.-Influenced Climate Plan

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.27.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - On the eve of global climate talks that will put Canada's contentious policies under the microscope, Ottawa has introduced its next set of ru...