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COP26: Seeking a climate action plan for the world

Sat, Nov 6, 2021

Glasgow Scotland is the host city for COP26, also known as the United Nations Climate Change Conference. The event brings leaders, from around the world together to discuss the impact of climate change and extreme weather, with an aim to finding solutions.

In 2015, consensus was reached to keep global warming below 2 degrees with an aim at 1.5 to avoid a climate emergency. Canada is represented at COP26 with a number of promises made. Will they make a difference?

More than 200 countries are in attendance at the Conference. Prime Minister Trudeau has made some ambitious promises at COP26 which will have a financial impact here at home. A hard cap on emissions for the oil and gas industry was announced along with encouragement for other countries to follow Canada’s lead on pricing carbon. And, International aid from Canada is earmarked for poorer countries to meet their pollution targets.

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  • Angela Keller-Herzog

    Angela Keller-Herzog is an experienced leader, energetic community builder, small-business owner, and former diplomat.

    https://voteangela.ca/
  • Dan McTeague

    An 18 year veteran of the House of Commons, Dan is widely known in both official languages for his tireless work on energy pricing and saving Canadians money through accurate price forecasts.

    https://www.affordableenergy.ca/dan_mcteague
  • Douglas Auld

    Current research is focused on the political economy of global biofuel production and consumption and distributional aspects of the treatment of pollution policies.

    https://www.uoguelph.ca/lang/people/douglas-auld
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