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Climate change represents largest single threat to human well-being over decades to come, time to act

By David Crane      

Climate Action Tracker, a European initiative that tracks climate change policies and results in 32 countries, has rated Canada’s Paris climate plans as 'insufficient,' claiming that Canada was taking a questionable shortcut to make its climate goals seem more ambitious than they really are by claiming forestry and land use as credits for emissions reductions.

TORONTO—The Trudeau government deserves credit for negotiating, with the provinces, a national climate change action plan to achieve the emission reduction target Canada made in Paris not quite two years ago. But Canada’s action plan may not go far enough to achieve the commitment Canada made at the 2015 Paris climate summit. In 2020, when nations meet to review progress, Canada may have to make new commitments if it is to meet its 2030 targets. This week, countries

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