Under Trudeau, Canada Goes From Absent to Fully Engaged on Climate Change

Under Trudeau, Canada Goes From Absent to Fully Engaged on Climate Change
An oil field pump works while wind turbines generate power in the distance, Saskatchewan, Canada, Aug. 29, 2014 (AP photo by Larry MacDougal).

Editor’s note: This article is part of an ongoing WPR series on countries’ risk exposure, contribution and response to climate change. Last month, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in an interview that imposing a “strong” price on carbon is an “essential element” of his government’s climate change policy. In an email interview, Amin Asadollahi, the lead for climate change mitigation at the International Institute for Sustainable Development, discusses Canada’s response to climate change. WPR: How big of an issue is climate change domestically, and what role has Canada played in regional and global efforts to address climate change? Amin […]

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