Kyoto Canada

Is Canada's Head Too Far in the Oil Sands?

Andreas Souvaliotis | Posted 04.20.2013 | Canada Business
Andreas Souvaliotis

While Canada is so good and efficient at squeezing every available drop of profit out of our opportunities, we seem to have missed the most important lesson they teach in the School of Capitalism: strategic planning. And suddenly, after so many fat cow years, our customers' tastes started to change -- and, in record fast time, we started look and behave like the world's least sophisticated capitalists. We may have been the envy of the world but we were actually amateurs all through the fat cow years and now we're starting to pay for it.

Why Canada Could Still Lead the World to Climate Action

Jens Wieting | Posted 02.17.2013 | Canada Politics
Jens Wieting

Seeing the world heading towards global warming Armageddon is particularly painful to watch from Canada. With each mega-drought, record ice melt or super storm, our federal government appears to be more determined to obstruct climate progress, both domestically and abroad.

Althia Raj

Tories Taking Next Step In Killing Kyoto | Althia Raj | Posted 02.24.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO — Canada’s Environment Minister will table legislation this spring to scrap a law that forces the country to meet its climate change oblig...

PHOTOS: Canada's Top Polluting Provinces

CBC | Posted 03.19.2012 | Canada Politics

As Canada begins the process of withdrawing from the Kyoto Protocol this year, and Quebec launches the country's first cap-and-trade system regulating...

Ex-MP Takes Harper Government To Court For Ditching Kyoto

CP | Posted 03.14.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - A group led by a former Bloc Quebecois MP is taking the Canadian government to court in the hope of overturning Ottawa's decision to withdr...

Former MP Taking Legal Action Against Tories Over Kyoto Breach

CBC | Posted 03.05.2012 | Canada Politics

A former Quebec politician is planning legal action against the Conservative government for pulling out of the Kyoto Protocol, calling the move uncons...

Why We're All Confused About Climate Change

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 02.21.2012 | Canada Politics
Craig and Marc Kielburger

If the Earth were in distress, say, heating up to dangerous temperatures, the public would band together. We'd all scrutinize the problem to help climate scientists and environment ministers find a solution... wouldn't we? Many people wouldn't. When the issues are really complicated, some would avoid the crisis altogether.

Canada's New Best Friend

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 02.15.2012 | Canada Politics

MOSCOW - Russia supports Canada's decision to pull out of the Kyoto Protocol, says its foreign ministry, reaffirming Friday that Moscow will not take ...

Shut Out: Opposition MPs on Kyoto Decision

Dennis Bevington | Posted 02.14.2012 | Canada Politics
Dennis Bevington

We were not welcome when minister Kent was announcing that Canada would not be part of a second Kyoto treaty. Unfortunately, Canada's new majority Conservative government feels there is no need for different points of view regardless of how many facts support them.

Canada Pulls Out Of Kyoto

CBC | Posted 02.11.2012 | Canada Politics

Canada is formally withdrawing from the Kyoto accord, Environment Minister Peter Kent said Monday. The decision to do so will save the gov...

Why Kyoto Wasn't A Failure After All

CBC | Posted 02.10.2012 | Canada Politics

It would be easy to look at the greenhouse gas-constraining Kyoto Protocol as a failure, particularly after all the desultory wrangling that oversaw i...

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.

CBC Documentary Comes Back To Haunt Peter Kent

Posted 12.09.2011 | Canada Politics

Environment Minster Peter Kent has been voicing the Conservatives' plan to exit the Kyoto Protocol at the Durban climate talks, but he was striking a ...

2015 Sound Like A Good Year For A Climate Deal?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.07.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA -- Canada's environment minister would like to see a new global treaty that binds all the world's big polluters hammered out in the next few y...

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 Officially Withdrawing From Kyoto

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.04.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada will not renew its commitment to the Kyoto protocol, despite a tempting climate-change offer from China, Environment Minister Peter Ke...

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 ...

Canada Given 'Fossil Award' At Climate Talks

CBC | Posted 01.31.2012 | Canada Politics

Environment Minister Peter Kent still refuses to confirm reports Canada will withdraw from the Kyoto Accord. The minister continued to dod...

We've Finally Escaped Kyoto's Flawed Mythology

Peter Worthington | Posted 01.30.2012 | Canada Politics
Peter Worthington

For the past 14 years, leftist elements in Canada have trumpeted Kyoto's virtues -- that we've been a leading exponent of it, at the forefront to save the planet from carbon emissions that are warming the planet to the eventual disaster of us all. But Canada never -- not once -- abided by the dictums of Kyoto.