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THE PRESENT STATE OF CANADIAN CO2 EMISSIONS POLICIES AND ACTIONS

The Present State of Canadian CO2 Emissions Policies and Actions

Study Released March 21, 2016

Commodity Report - Crude Oil - February 2016

Half of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions originate from the US, China and the European Union. Other notable emitting nations include India and the Russian Federation; by comparison, as of 2011, Canada produced only 1.5 percent of the world total.1 However, Canada is not a heavily populated country, home to only 0.5 percent of humanity, so when emissions are measured on a per capita basis, Canada outpaces 2nd place US by a wide margin (see Figure 1). Numerous voices in the country have been raised to do something to reduce Canada’s GHG emissions..... Download full report.

February 2016