Saturday, April 21, 2007

Canada anti-Kyoto?

Canada joins anti-Kyoto bloc:
"Canada joins anti-Kyoto bloc

Kenneth Green, Financial Post
Published: Thursday, April 19, 2007

This week's announcement by the Canadian government -- that it may join a U.S.-led coalition focused on voluntary emissions cuts -- could be part of a global shift away from Kyoto's binding targets.

In a somewhat surprising development, Canada, a long-time supporter of the Kyoto Protocol, announced that it may want to join the Asia-Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate (AP6), a six-nation coalition focusing on voluntary emission-reduction steps and technology transfers. Many environmentalists oppose AP6 out of a fear that it may undermine political support for the legally binding Kyoto treaty."


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