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Canada

Party to the Convention: Yes
Party to the Protocol: Yes
UNFCCC Status: Annex I
2020 Reduction Target: 17% (2005), to be aligned with the final economy-wide emissions target of the US in enacted legislation.
2050 Reduction Target: 51-63% (1990)
Fast-Start Pledge: $396M ($400CAD)
National Communication: Fifth National Communication

 

Policy Name
Type
Year
Offset System for Greenhouse GasesClimate Change Policy2008
Turning the Corner: An Action Plan to Reduce Greenhouse Gases and Air PollutionClimate Change Policy2007 (amended 2008)
Canadian Participation in the Midwestern Greenhouse Gas AccordClimate Change Policy2007
Canadian Participation in the Western Climate Change InitiativeClimate Change Policy2007
ecoENERGY Technology InitiativeClean & renewable energy generation2007
ecoENERGY in Aboriginal and Northern Communities (2011 – 2016)Clean & renewable energy generation2007
ecoENERGY for Renewable PowerClean & renewable energy generation2007
ecoEnergy for BiofuelsClean & renewable energy generation2008
Clean Energy Fund – Renewable Energy and Clean Energy Systems Demonstration ProjectsClean & renewable energy generation2010
Clean Technology Accelerator programClean & renewable energy generation2011
ecoENERGY Innovation InitiativeClean & renewable energy generation2011
Bioenergy Research and Demonstration FacilityClean & renewable energy generation2012
Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy (FORCE)Clean & renewable energy generation2012
Quest carbon capture and storage projectClean & renewable energy generation2012
United States-Canada Clean Energy Action Plan IIClean & renewable energy generation2012
Carbon Capture and Storage — Husky EnergyClean & renewable energy generation2012
Online National Smart Grid RepositoryClean & renewable energy generation2012
ecoTRANSPORTEfficiency in energy consumption2007
ecoAGRICULTURE Biofuels Capital InitaitiveEfficiency in energy consumption2007
Energy Efficiency RegulationsEfficiency in energy consumption2010
2012 R-2000 (Efficiency Standard for buildings)Efficiency in energy consumption2012
ecoENERGY Efficiency Initiatives (buildings, industry, equipment standards and labelling, housing, vehicles)Efficiency in energy consumption2012
Proposed Regulations Amending the Passenger Automobile and Light Truck Greenhouse Gas Emission RegulationsEfficiency in energy consumption2012
Proposed Heavy-duty Vehicle and Engine Greenhouse Gas Emission RegulationsEfficiency in energy consumption2012
Vehicle Fuel Consumption LabelsEfficiency in energy consumptionExpected 2014
Forestry ActREDD / LULUCF1985
Timber RegulationsREDD / LULUCF1993
Agricultural Greenhouse Gases ProgramREDD / LULUCF2010