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Climate Mitigation Strategic Priorities for Canada
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Climate Mitigation Strategic Priorities for Canada

Priorities Reducing emissions by 375 Mt of C02 or half of 2019’s 730 greenhouse gas emissions total (the same amount of emissions generated in 2005) Achieving this through home/building retrofit programs, strong provincial regulations, more ‘sustainable’ jobs for those in transition during a fossil fuel phase out, and strong investment in clean transportation (particularly gas-powered...

Climate Scorecard Progress Report for Canada
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Climate Scorecard Progress Report for Canada

This report is in the form of memos from Climate Scorecard Country Managers to Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework to Combat Climate Change (UNFCCC). Below is a description of the progress the country has made made in mitigating greenhouse gas emissions since the Paris Agreement was signed in 2015 and the...

Canada Submits an Annual Greenhouse Gas Inventory to UNFCCC
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Canada Submits an Annual Greenhouse Gas Inventory to UNFCCC

This Post was submitted by Climate Scorecard Canada Country Manager Diane Szoller Best Organizational Source: Pollutant Inventories and Reporting Division of Environment and Climate Change Canada Every year, the Pollutant Inventories and Reporting Division of Environment and Climate Change Canada prepares and submits a national greenhouse gas inventory to the United Nations Framework Convention on...

Catastrophic Climate Change Related Weather Events Increase Loss of Life, Financial Loss, and Damage to Infrastructure and Property
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Catastrophic Climate Change Related Weather Events Increase Loss of Life, Financial Loss, and Damage to Infrastructure and Property

This Post was submitted by Climate Scorecard Canada Country Manager Diane SzollerDuring the past year, the impact of climate change has increasingly been made evident by a series of extreme weather events around the world. Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) confirms impacts including heat waves, wildfires, flooding, sea ice loss, and heavy rains, icing,...

Increased Oil and Gas Production in Canada
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Increased Oil and Gas Production in Canada

This Post was submitted by Climate Scorecard Canada Country Manager Diane Szoller The biggest obstacle impacting 2030 and 2050 targets is increased oil and gas production/expansion of exports. In 2019, greenhouse gas emissions (GGEs) were relatively unchanged at 730 Mt CO2 eq, compared to 730 Mt CO2 eq in 2005. Emissions from oil and gas...

Canada’s Latest Reported Greenhouse Gas Emissions Level: a 21.4% Increase Compared to 1990
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Canada’s Latest Reported Greenhouse Gas Emissions Level: a 21.4% Increase Compared to 1990

Submitted by Canada Country Manager Diane SzollerCanada’s Latest Reported Greenhouse Gas Emissions Level: 730 MT CO2 eq in 2019, a 21.4% increase compared to 603 Mt CO2 eq in 1990 (Data source Environment and Climate Change Canada reporting) Emission Reduction Goals Canada’s Environment and Climate Change Ministry submits a national greenhouse gas emissions (GGE) inventory...

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