Scheer Conservatives and climate


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Groan: Federal Conservatives undecided on Paris Agreement climate-change targets

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anon May 17, 2019 at 4:00 pm

Nobody is serious about the Paris targets, if being serious means having a credible plan to attain them.

. July 9, 2019 at 2:17 pm

Scheer promises to scrap clean fuel standards alongside carbon tax if elected

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is promising to scrap new standards that will force cleaner-burning fuels in addition to eliminating the federal price on carbon if his party wins the fall federal election.

In a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday, Scheer surmises the new standards could increase the cost of gas by at least four cents a litre over and above the government’s carbon tax.

. July 12, 2019 at 2:52 pm

Canada would miss Paris Agreement targets under Conservative climate plan: report

The Conservative climate plan to ditch the carbon tax and instead cap emissions for larger polluters would see Canada miss its Paris Agreement targets.

That’s the finding of a new report out Thursday from analysts with EnviroEconomics and Canadians for Clean Prosperity, and comes after federal projections that the existing Liberal plan is also set to fall short in cutting emissions to the stated targets by 2030.

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