The Canadian Press

2011-12-12 | Kyoto Cda

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Canada pulled out of the world's only binding climate treaty. Environment Minister Peter Kent announced on December 12th that Canada was withdrawing from the Kyoto Protocol. He said Canada wants to fight climate change in a way that's fair, efficient and covers all major emitters. (Canada signed on to Kyoto in the late 1990's, but neither the current Conservative government nor their Liberal predecessors met targets.)

Date: 2011-12-12
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 18 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << the Kyoto Protocol does not cover the world's two largest emitters the United States and China and therefore cannot work it's not clear that Kyoto is not the path forward for a global solution to climate change if anything it's an impediment >>