Peter Kent

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Environment Minister Peter Kent tells Durban that Canada will not renew Kyoto

According to CJOB in Manitoba, Canada’s Environment Minister Peter Kent has informed delegates at the Durban climate talks in South Africa that Canada will not renew its commitment to the Kyoto Protocol that would run from 2013 to 2017. The Tories have long argued that adhearing to the Kyoto Protocol would have lasting impacts on … Continue reading

Canadian government to cut funding for environmental network

Canada’s Ministry of the Environment has announced that it will no longer renew the $574,000 in annual funding to the Canadian Environmental Network (RCEN), an umbrella organization that represents 640 disparate environmental groups from across the country.  RCEN acts as the common voice for all of Canada’s environmental groups in Ottawa, synthesizing opinions and relating … Continue reading

New study indicates global warming could cost Canada billions

A new study from the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (NRTEE) is arguing that the effects of a warming world may cost Canada upwards of $5B by 2020, and will increase dramatically afterwards. The economic toll could rise anywhere between $21B and $43B annually by the 2050s. Paying the Price: The … Continue reading

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