GLASGOW, UNITED KINGDOM —
Canada is set to take the first step towards capping emissions from the oil and gas sector today as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau starts two days of leaders’ talks at the United Nations climate summit in Glasgow.
This is the 26th meeting of the Council of Parties to the UN climate convention, known as COP26. Trudeau is attending alongside more than 120 other world leadersThe shortest, starting June 1 and aiming to be completed by ..., including UThe attention from a public health crisis that has taken nearly 3 million lives and quashed economies to encourage thinking abou.S. President Joe Biden and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Canada will not be increasing its targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions further than what was announced earlier this year. In JulyHundreds defy Montreal, Canada formally submitted its new target to the UNThe targeted strategy should be, which aims to have 40 to 45 per cent fewer emissions than in 2005 by 2030.
The previous target was a 30 per cent reduction in emissions from 2005 by 2030.