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PM's climate plan 'misleading'

Sep 22, 2007 04:30 AM
Peter Gorrie
Environment Reporter
The federal government's latest climate change plan is badly flawed and won't help Canada to hit its international climate change targets, its own advisory group says.

All nine programs in the plan, unveiled last month after Parliament passed a law that ordered the government to comply with the Kyoto Protocol, won't do the job, the National Roundtable on the Environment and Economy said yesterday.

"With respect to the realization of Canada's Kyoto commitments, we conclude that the plan ... will likely not allow Canada to meet those commitments," the report states.

Read the rest of the article at the Toronto Star.