Environment, Education, Energy: Policy to People

“Harper Offers Obama Climate Plan To Win Keystone Approval”

Activists opposed to construction of the Keystone XL pipeline say Canada can’t be trusted to impose strict environmental standards on its oil and gas industry. But in a recent letter to President Barack Obama, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper says otherwise.

Sources told CBC News the prime minister is willing to accept targets proposed by the United States for reducing the climate-changing emissions and is prepared to work in concert with Obama to provide whatever political cover he needs to approve the project.

Read more at: www.cbc.ca

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