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Nova Scotia sets the stage for its cap and trade regime, with targets to come

October 2, 2017 Keith Doucette - THE CANADIAN PRESS

HALIFAX – Nova Scotia tabled legislation Friday that sets the stage for its promised cap and trade regime, although specific details on the regulations and the effect on consumers are yet to be known. Premier Stephen McNeil’s Liberal government opted

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Quebec, Ontario and California join forces on climate change

September 22, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and California Governor Jerry Brown have signed an agreement linking the carbon markets of the two provinces and one state. Couillard hosted Wynne and Brown in Quebec City on Friday. By signing

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2016 was the warmest year on record for the globe, Canadian Prairies experienced one of the “longest and most active storm seasons”: report

August 11, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Last year topped 2015 as the warmest year in 137 years of record keeping and marked the third consecutive year of record warmth, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reported on Thursday. The 27th annual State of the Climate

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Ontario Chamber of Commerce urges province to delay carbon cap and trade program

May 13, 2016 Allison Jones - THE CANADIAN PRESS

TORONTO – The Ontario Chamber of Commerce is urging the provincial government to delay the implementation of its cap-and-trade plan for one year, saying key questions remain unanswered. The plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is set to take effect

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As PM signs UN climate treaty, now comes the hard part: respecting it

April 22, 2016 Alexander Panetta - THE CANADIAN PRESS

UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined world leaders Friday to help formally ratify a global treaty on climate change. Putting his signature to the Paris accord was the easy part. The hard part comes next: reducing Canada’s