Canada needs flexible policy to cut carbon emissions

Globe and Mail: Rapid oil and gas development poses environmental challenges. Notably, the oil and gas sector's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions have been steadily rising since 2005, with IISD forecasting a 50 per cent increase by 2020 over 2005 levels. This means 25 per cent of Canada's total GHG emissions are likely to come from the oil and gas sector by 2020. Recognizing that reducing oil and gas emissions is central to achieving Canada's GHG target of 17 per cent below 2005 levels, the federal government is......

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