The spin from the federal government on this year's Canada's Emissions Trends report was that Canada is making "significant progress" towards its emissions targets, and this progress is the "result" of federal climate policies. While there is some good news in the report, the federal government is overstating its own efforts to tackle greenhouse gas pollution and understating the challenge facing federal and provincial governments in reaching our climate commitments.
Climate Policy Analyst, Pembina Institute
P.J. Partington is a climate policy analyst at the Pembina Institute. He holds a B.Sc. in environmental policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science and is the author of numerous blogs and reports for the Pembina Institute.
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