‘Plans themselves don’t reduce emissions,’ experts call for more action from Ottawa to tackle climate change

Environment Commissioner Julie Gelfand's report concluded that the government has yet to do 'much of the hard work that is required' to protect its more than $66-billion in government assets such as railways, buildings, and ports from the effects of climate change, and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

The federal government has already missed two emissions reduction targets since 1992, and would likely fail to reach 2020 targets, Environment and Sustainable Development Commissioner Julie Gelfand, pictured, said in her report.The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

PUBLISHED :Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 12:00 AM

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