The Canadian Response to Global Warming


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The Canadian Response to Global Warming
The Canadian government has suffered significant criticism over the last few years for its reversal of its commitment to the Kyoto Accord. One of the original signatories, Canada’s leaders now state that they will not only not meet their Kyoto targets in 2012, but they will not even attempt to meet them (Canada, 2007). But, as the government states clearly, “although Canada is a comparatively small contributor to the world’s overall greenhouse gas emissions, at roughly two percent of global emissions, Canada is among the highest in terms of per capita emissions” (Canada, 2007).
The challenge in Canada’s outlook towards creating a viable response to global warming lies in the size of its geography and...
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