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Lomborg's article in Globe&Mail: Climate strategy on a road to nowhere


From Monday's Globe and Mail Published on Friday, Feb. 05, 2010

Bjorn Lomborg Climate strategy on a road to nowhere After a string of empty promises agreed to in Rio, then Kyoto, then Copenhagen, Canada needs a new approach in making meaningful change to emissions policy Like many countries, Canada has grappled with how to respond effectively to climate change. The federal government has reportedly contemplated both a cap-and-trade carbon emission reduction scheme and a carbon tax, while attracting environmentalist scorn for allowing the development of the oil sands production industry. This month, it announced it would match U.S. greenhouse-gas emission reduction targets – but has yet to establish how it will reach those targets. (...) 

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