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Canada will have tougher time cutting emissions

Why Canada will have a tougher time cutting greenhouse gas emissions than the rest of the world

But if we could get credit for cutting emissions abroad, the reduction would be half the Paris goal (Jackie Forrest is a senior director at ARC Energy Institute, Special to Financial Post)

‘…when Canada exports LNG to China the gas replaces coal for generating electricity. The environmental benefits from this coal to natural gas substitution are significant. The LNG Canada project alone would displace 60 to 90 million tonnes of emissions in China annually. At the higher side of the range, this reduction is about half of the amount needed for Canada to achieve its Paris goal.’ more…

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