Government of Canada legislates climate accountability with first net-zero emissions lawto avert the worst impacts of climate changefully seize the economic opportunities that it presents
Policies Government of Canada legislates climate accountability with first net-zero emissions lawto avert the worst impacts of climate changefully seize the economic opportunities that it presents
Canada passed the "Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act" at the end of June. The specific content includes
(1) national targets for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in Canada with the objective of attaining net-zero emissions by 2050, (2) set the 2030 greenhouse gas emissions target as being Canada’s Nationally Determined Contribution under the Paris Agreement, (3) set the subsequent 2035, 2040 and 2045 targets at least 10 years in advance.  The Act also provides accountability and transparency by: (1) goals and progress reports are required to be tabled in both Houses of Parliament and made available to the public, (2) providing for public participation for amendments, (3) the Net-Zero Advisory Body as a Governor in Council-appointed body is established to provide independent advice, (4) the Minister of Finance shall explain key measures that the federal public administration has taken to manage its financial risks and opportunities related to climate change, (5) requiring the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development to, at least once every five years, examine and report on the Government of Canada’s implementation of measures aimed at mitigating climate change, (6)providing for a comprehensive review of the Act, five years after it comes into force (7) enshrining the role of Indigenous Knowledge in the climate accountability process. The 2030 emission reduction plan and progress reports will be released in the coming months.

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