The Canadian government has a track record of setting ambitious goals but falling short when it comes to climate targets. They usually follow the same four steps, set an ambitious goal, largely maintain the status quo, miss a goal, and then set a new goal. There will need to be considered if Canada wants to meet the Paris target and the federal government’s revised target.
Canada will be sending a delegation to the United Nations climate change conference, COP26, in Glasgow. The meeting is set to begin on Sunday, where the world leaders will set new emissions reduction goals. The Conference of Parties(COP) has been meeting each year since the 1990s.
What is clear to the public, is that meeting climate goals in Canada will most likely be complicated and very expensive. It will also require more than just one or two industries to chip in. The federal government already released a plan for how much emissions could be cut in the next decade. The original goal by 2030 is to have a 30 per cent reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.
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