Canada's climate change efforts going from 'failure to failure,' says commissioner's report

Canada's climate change efforts going from 'failure to failure,' says commissioner's report

Canada's climate change efforts going from 'failure to failure,' says commissioner's report 'We need action and results, not just more targets and plans' — Environment Commissioner Jerry DeMarco Despite three decades of effort, Canada's carbon emissions have risen 20 per cent since 1990, the country remains unprepared for climate disasters and subsidies for the oil and gas sector have not delivered promised emission reductions, say new reports from the federal government's chief environmental watchdog. That damning verdict applies not only to past Liberal and Conservative governments but to the current government led by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. "Canada was once a leader in the fight against climate change. However, after a series of missed opportunities, it has become the worst performer of all G7 nations since the landmark Paris Agreement …
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