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OECD: Canada needs to speed up efforts to green its energy and transport sectors

The OECD released its third Environmental Performance Review of Canada yesterday,  According to that report, a reaffirmed commitment to fighting climate change has set Canada on a greener course, but the country needs to quickly implement planned measures to reduce the carbon intensity of its energy industry, particularly in oil sands, and green its transport sector in order to progress towards its 2030 emissions goals. 783 more words

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20 Dec 2017 (AFR) - China launches world's largest carbon trading scheme

(20 December 2017, AFR, p10, by Angus Grigg)

‘China has launched its long-awaited national emissions trading scheme, taking the first tentative steps towards putting a price on carbon and continuing efforts to clean up its heavily polluted skies. 55 more words

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The complete guide to the world's largest carbon market that just launched in China

In the lead up to the 2015 Paris climate summit, premier Xi Jinping announced China would launch a carbon market in two years. Today (Dec. 1,478 more words

Climate Change: Paul Manning speaks to Law Times about carbon pricing

Law Times spoke with Paul Manning recently about the impact of carbon pricing across Canada. His comments are reproduced in its article “Uneven Carbon Pricing Means Guidance Needed”, which can be accessed  99 more words

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Climate Action -Time for implementation

I had the pleasure today of attending a lecture given by Angel Gurría, the Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) at the Munk School of Global Affairs in theUniversity of Toronto,. 314 more words

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The Fight Against Climate Change: Ontario enters Québec-California carbon market

Today, Québec Premier Philippe Couillard hosted Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and California Governor Edmund G. Brown in Québec City to sign an agreement linking the carbon markets of Québec, Ontario and California. 258 more words

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A chance to change some dubious climate accounting

The UK should change the way it accounts for emissions under its legally binding carbon budgets, whether or not it remains part of the EUETS. 739 more words

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