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CO17 Agreement Lasts Just One Day

The agreement from COP17 crashes and burns after just 24 hours

The agreement to keep going to further COP’s, sometimes spun as an update to the Kyoto Protocol has crashed and burned after just 24 hours with Canada formally withdrawing from Kyoto.

Canadian Environment Minister Peter Kent said Canada was using its legal right to withdraw from the treaty and that Kyoto was not the way forward for Canada or the world.

The previous Liberal government had signed Canada up to Kyoto and it was impossible to meet the 2012 Climate Religion targets for CO2 emissions: Read the rest of this entry