Montreal, November 8, 2011 – Equiterre is unimpressed with federal Environment Minister Peter Kent's attempt to obscure the news that Canada will not participate in the second commitment period for the Kyoto Protocol by announcing a $148 million investment in climate change adaptation.
Quebec's environment and industry ministers have released a draft bill to bring in a cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gas emissions by 2012.
Quebec will be one of the first jurisdictions in North America – along with California and British Columbia – to set up a carbon market.
Montreal, July 6, 2011– Equiterre commends Minister Arcand’s decision to move forward with a draft regulation for the implementation of a carbon cap-and-trade system in Quebec as part of the Western Climate Initiative (WCI).
“Quebec continues to show leadership on climate change with this regulation. It is one of the first governments in North America to...
Montreal, May 18, 2011 - Equiterre hopes that Environment Minister Peter Kent will do more to distinguish himself as he resumes his role as Environment Minister than he did when he was first assigned to the post in January.
Equiterre is always willing to give politicians a chance, but is forced to question whether the minister is simply a stooge for the Harper...