President Obama has found his climate partner in Justin Trudeau
March 10, 2016 - Uncategorized
President Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are closely collaborating on climate change policies, swiftly ending years of acrimonious differences between the two countries.
At the start of Trudeau’s state visit to Washington on Thursday, the leaders released a joint statement on climate change and the Arctic, pledging to work closely to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and tackle emerging policy issues in the rapidly warming northern reaches of the planet.
The agreement reflects the sharp turn Canada made in environmental policies when it elected Trudeau in October, replacing former prime minister Stephen Harper, who had placed the expansion of Canada’s oil and gas industry at the center of the country’s relationship with the U.S. Read more…