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Canada and Ontario set mid-term GHG Reduction Targets

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Federal Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq announced today that Canada will cut its greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) to 30% below 2005 levels by 2030. This would reduce total emissions to approximately 524 megatons CO2-equivalent, representing a 27.8% reduction below 2013 emissions levels and a 14.5% reduction below 1990 emissions levels. In comparison to Canada’s 2030 target, Ontario’s recently-announced 2030 emissions target of 37% below 1990 levels is ... Read More »