Canada doesn't have great track record reducing greenhouse gases: UBC

May 16, 2015 12:55 AM

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Canada doesn't have great track record reducing greenhouse gases: UBC

VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) – The federal government has pledged to cut greenhouse gases by thirty per cent by 2030 but a political science professor says it’s easy to announce targets and hard to meet them.

Most of Canada’s projected emission growth comes from the extraction of tar sands say UBC’s Kathryn Harrison, and without regulating that industry, it’s hard to say how effective this latest announcement can be.

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