Opinion

Carbon trading threatens indigenous peoples

If Canadian governments are serious about reaching an ambitious greenhouse gas reductions target, they would forego international carbon credits and set a minimum and rising national carbon fee starting at $30 per tonne of greenhouse gases at the wellhead or point of import.

At the Paris climate conference, Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna mediated a contentious debate on carbon markets leading to their inclusion in article six of the Paris Agreement under the obscure name of 'internationally transferred mitigation outcomes.' The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By JOHN DILLON

PUBLISHED : Monday, Aug. 15, 2016 12:00 AM

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