A Real Made In Canada Green Plan

Posted on Monday, November 20 at 15:34 by eugene
* To rename the act the Healthy Air and Climate Act, indicating that Kyoto Protocol targets, which were absent from the original bill, would become a key priority of the revised act; * To set targets that Canada must meet, such as the Kyoto Protocol 2008 to 2012 targets, an 80 per cent reduction in emissions below 1990 levels, by 2050; * To set interim targets at five year intervals between 2015 and 2050; * To give new authority to the environment minister that would allow him or her to designate significant areas under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act; * And a "just-transition fund" to help the automobile move from voluntary to mandatory targets. The proposed changes would effectively gut the Conservative legislation as it currently stands. http://plawiuk.blogspot.com/2006/11/real-made-in-canada-green-plan.html

Note: http://plawiuk.blogspot...

Contributed By


Article Rating

 (0 votes) 



    You need to be a member and be logged into the site, to comment on stories.

    Latest Editorials

    more articles »

    Your Voice

    To post to the site, just sign up for a free membership/user account and then hit submit. Posts in English or French are welcome. You can email any other suggestions or comments on site content to the site editor. (Please note that Vive le Canada does not necessarily endorse the opinions or comments posted on the site.)

    canadian bloggers | canadian news