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Canada's Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Pledge Is Actually An Increase

First Posted: 04/03/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 04:25 PM ET

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CBC News reports that Canada has announced that it will take the United States' lead on emissions reductions, pledging to reduce emissions 17% from 2005 levels by 2020.

Inputting Canada's targets into a handy greenhouse gas emission reduction target converter that the good people of Sandbag created before COP15 reveals that using the 1990 baseline, Canada's emissions will actually be 2.5% higher.

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