The Canadian Press

2007-08-10 | Premiers Meeting

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Canada's premiers failed to agree on major initiatives to control greenhouse gas emissions at their August 10th meeting in Moncton, New Brunswick. They did however agree to move forward on less controversial steps to slow climate change. Alberta was seen as a holdout on a cap-and-trade system for emissions. Premier Ed Stelmach said although the premiers didn't reach a consensus on that issue, progress still was made. (The provincial and territorial leaders announced progress on biofuel development, more study on carbon sinks through tree planting and agriculture, and participation in a climate registry to reliably measure emissions.)

Date: 2007-08-10
Placeline: MONCTON, New Brunswick.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 19 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << mission accomplished speaking both aggressive plan Alberta is the only jurisdiction that starting January 1st 2008 will collect $15 a ton of Steel to produce over an amount measured agreed on that's a hundred thousand tons a year >>


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