CYD releases report on Canada’s failure to meet international commitment

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The CYD-DJC is releasing the report Commitment Issues: Tar sands extraction invalidates Canada’s obligations to the UNFCCC and undermines global climate change negotiations. This  technical report details the role of Canada’s tar sands in ensuring the nation’s failure to meet international climate commitments. It calls for a moratorium on new tar sands to developments, as this is the most effective way for Canada to have any hope of adhering to the commitments it has made to the UNFCCC.

The full report is available here, and the executive summary is available here.

Le resumé analytique est disponible en français.

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The lead author is Mark Bigland-Pritchard, Ph.D with contributions from CYD members Karen Rooney and Alana Westwood.

 

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