Changing Climate: What The Paris Accord Means For Canada

Law360, New York (March 21, 2016, 11:53 AM EDT) -- Nearly 200 countries reached a historic agreement in Paris late last year to limit greenhouse gas emissions in hopes of curbing global warming. Law360's Expert Analysis special series looks at the impact the agreement will have on policies in various regions and countries.

Alex MacWilliam

Meredith James In December 2015, 195 countries adopted the Paris agreement, a global commitment to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and ensure that the increase in Earth’s temperature is less than 2 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels.

Along with many other countries, Canada indicated its renewed commitment to curbing GHG emissions. At the conclusion of the...

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