Pan-Canadian Climate Change

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Under the assessment and evaluation of current environment situation, the federal government have developed the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change and other collective actions to address climate change. Under the federal consideration of climate change, there exists four pillars including pricing carbon pollution, taking action in each sector of the economy, adapting to climate change and supporting clean technologies, innovation and job creation. As carbon pollution is the majority factor influencing climate in earth, much attention has been put on this area. In order to control the carbon pollution to climate, government will collaborate with the territories and indigenous people to assess the practice of carbon …show more content…

Adaptation actions includes improving energy efficiency in multi-tenant residential buildings, schools and hospitals, as well as training workforce to use new low-carbon technology. To mitigate the influence of transportation, Ontario will support the Accelerated Construction of GO Reginal Express Rail. To further adapt to climate change, the use of lower-carbon fuel such as wind and solar, the use of electric vehicles, low-carbon trucks and buses, and cycling are encouraged and supported. The adaptation policies in electricity says supporting more electric vehicle charging stations across Ontario. Considering the industry and business the government helps industries adopt low-carbon technologies and helps the agri-food sector adopt low-carbon technologies. ‘ As for forests, agriculture and lands, many actions are took to keep them productive and sustainable. First we need to increase our understanding of how agricultural and natural lands emit and store carbon and after that, we could enhance carbon storage in natural systems. The adaptation policy could be seen in updating Environmental Assessments to Account for Climate Change and maximizing carbon storage from …show more content…

The federal government of Canada is working with provinces and territories to reach ambitious stated in international agreements and lead the world towards a low-carbon, climate resilient economy. Particularly, for helping more people to adapt the climate change in the world, the government will deliver on Canada’s international climate-finance commitment of $2.65 billion by 2020. This actions could help support the poorest and most vulnerable countries to adapt to the adverse effects of climate change, and help achieve sustained emissions reductions in developing countries. Besides, the government also explores tools related to acquiring internationally transferred mitigation outcomes under the Paris Agreement and engages international partners to ensure that trade rules support climate

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