Durban Canada

Canada MIA at Durban

Laurin Liu | Posted 02.11.2012 | Canada Politics
Laurin Liu

During the last stretch of negotiations, delegates spotted the Canadian minister of environment in the main plenary room, shut out of key end-game negotiations. The sight of the minister in the plenary room, while high-level talks were occurring elsewhere, was striking in its symbolic accuracy.

Peter Kent Dismisses Durban Criticism As "Overreaction"

CBC | Posted 02.09.2012 | Canada Politics

Canada's Environment Minister Peter Kent has accused his Indian counterpart of "overreaction" after she made a speech to delegates that she was "distu...

Canada, the Grave Digger of Kyoto

Martin Lukacs | Posted 02.09.2012 | Canada Politics
Martin Lukacs

Few issues have united delegates at the UN Climate Change Conference in Durban, South Africa. But if you mentioned the name of "Canada," the response would be unanimous -- a collective groan and lament. Canada dug the grave for the Kyoto Protocol so the United States could put a bullet in its body.

Canada Changes Tone On New Climate Deal

CBC | Posted 02.07.2012 | Canada Politics

Environment Minister Peter Kent says countries shouldn't rush into a second chapter of Kyoto because they are worried about a vacuum in global efforts...

Canada Slammed At Climate Talks

CBC | Posted 02.03.2012 | Canada Politics

The coming week in Durban, S.A., will be a crucial test of whether world leaders can reach agreement on a treaty to replace the Kyoto Protocol to cut ...