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G7 plastics charter could be ‘Paris agreement’ for the oceans, says McKenna

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says the plastics charter she is negotiating with other G7 nations ahead of next month’s leaders’ summit in Quebec could be billed as a Paris-type agreement for ocean garbage. McKenna says the talks are tough, but going well — and she’s confident Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will

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Government of Canada targets plastic waste and marine litter with launch of online consultation

Plastic waste and marine litter pose an increasingly serious threat to our oceans and marine life. Canada is committed to protecting our environment and preserving our waterways, so that all Canadians can continue to enjoy the beauty, health and economic benefits that our oceans, lakes and rivers provide. The Government of Canada is working

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The G7 Clean Energy Agenda – Call for Advocacies

  Promoting sustainable development and combating climate change have become integral aspects of energy planning, analysis and policy making. Because energy accounts for two-thirds of total greenhouse gas emissions and 80% of CO2, any effort to reduce emissions and mitigate climate change must include the energy sector. For these reasons, it is

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