The World from Berlin 'Canada Should Be Shunned for Kyoto Ignorance'

Canada is under fire for exiting the Kyoto Protocol just one day after UN climate talks ended with an agreement to extend the treaty. Putting financial interests ahead of environmental commitments is an affront to global climate protection efforts, German papers write on Wednesday.
Oil refineries like this one in Edmonton, Canada have contributed to rising greenhouse gas emissions in the country.

Oil refineries like this one in Edmonton, Canada have contributed to rising greenhouse gas emissions in the country.

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-- Kristen Allen