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Federal environment minister says Canada will hit Paris emissions target even after ‘setback’ in Ontario

December 21, 2018 by Lonava Tahreen

(Source: The Star) Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says Canada will meet its climate commitment under the Paris Agreement, even though new government projections show the country will have to make up for a greater shortfall in emissions reductions than previously expected, thanks in large part to Ontario’s decision to scrap its cap-and-trade program. The new projections were part of a year-end report from McKenna and senior government officials on Canada’s plan to fight climate change. Officials also unveiled new details on how the federal carbon price will apply to heavy emitters, and laid out proposed regulations to make fuels like gasoline cleaner. Read full article…

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