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Government of Newfoundland and Labrador to monitor greenhouse gas emissions for two years to help form reduction targets

June 9, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The government of Newfoundland and Labrador has announced a plan for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions that involves monitoring to help form reduction targets. The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Executive Council said in a press release on Tuesday that

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Ontario will spend up to $8.3 billion to fight climate change, offer incentives

June 7, 2016 Keith Leslie - THE CANADIAN PRESS

TORONTO – Ontario’s action plan on climate change will include financial incentives to get cleaner, more efficient cars and trucks on the roads and to convince homeowners and businesses to lower their carbon footprints, The Canadian Press has learned. The

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UN Secretary-General urges insurance industry to take leadership role in climate change response

April 14, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The global insurance industry is a key actor in forging new instruments to anticipate and manage climate risks, and must continue to work with the United Nations to manage and reduce such risks, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Wednesday.