Category: Clean air

Federal-provincial climate change negotiation resumes as McGuinty, Charest announce cap-and-trade intention: will Ontario coal closures qualify for emission credits?

In their zeal to out-Kyoto the Harper Conservative government, the premiers of Ontario and Quebec on Monday trotted out an emission cap-and-trade scheme they claim will reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Not surprisingly for a political announcement on environment policy,…