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Despite U.S. reluctance, MPs hope Arctic Council forges ahead on climate change

By Aidan Chamandy      

At the most recent Arctic Council meeting, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo opposed the Council taking a strong tone on climate change.

Larry Bagnell, the Liberal MP for Yukon, says he isn't surprised by the United States' reluctance to add strong language on climate change to the Arctic Council's declaration. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

In the face of the U.S.’s unwillingness to support the Arctic Council’s declaration on climate change-related challenges in the region, MPs are hoping to keep the Council focused on environmental issues.

Aidan Chamandy

Aidan Chamandy is a reporter covering federal policy and parties for The Hill Times.
- achamandy@hilltimes.com


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