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29/05/15
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Barry Saxifrage

As the world prepares for the make-or-break climate conference in Paris this fall, each nation is expected to announce new climate targets. Last week, Canada became the 37th nation to do so.

The chart compares the climate pollution and targets of Canada, US and EU-28. Here is the story it tells.

Canada's new 2030 target is shown as a bold red bulls-eye on the far right. Our new pledge of 30 per cent below 2005 is equivalent to 13 per cent below our 1990 emissions.

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Brad Hornick is a Doctoral Candidate in Sociology, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada. "Climate Science and the Radicalization of Social Movements," dissertation in progress. Active active with systemchangenotclimatechange.org as well as many other grassroots organization.

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