Canada ‘to miss emissions target by a fifth’

Canada is likely to miss its emissions target by a fifth, its Environment Minister is said to have announced yesterday. The North American nation was one of the countries seen to be obstructing agreements at the COP 17 summit in Durban earlier this year. The country’s yearly greenhouse gas emissions in 2020 will be 19% […]

Climate deal collapse as Canada cuts loose

Canada announced last night that it was withdrawing from the Kyoto Protocol. The news will put more strain on the already problematic treaty, which was slated during the recent COP17 summit in Durban for being legally weak. Canadian Environment Minister, Peter Kent announced the news to reporters, as Canada became the first country to formally […]