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Clarification on compliance and withdrawal

In yesterday’s post I had equated withdrawal from the Kyoto Protocol with not agreeing to targets under a second commitment period. I’ve since gotten clarification on a couple of aspects of this.

Why the Harper government’s decision on Kyoto is both correct and not surprising

With the start of the Durban climate change negotiations, it was suddenly news that Canada would not confirm or deny it’s intentions to abandon the Kyoto Protocol – this may have been news to some, but I can’t understand why it would be news to anyone who has been following GHG policy in this country.

Keystone XL decision – more questions than answers.

When I left the house this morning to attend the launch of the Alberta Government’s new Oilsands Information Portal, I was expecting that there might be a question or two on the Keystone XL saga.  It turns out that we just missed the big news story of the day.  Just as the event wrapped up, […]