Could Canada Be The Standard For Tackling Climate Change?
As climate change raises temperatures around the world, Canada has steadily been lowering greenhouse gas emissions. Should others follow their lead?By Eugene Daniels | July 18, 2015
You may have noticed and now it's official, last year was the hottest year on the globe in the 135 years of actual record keeping. In a newly released report, researchers from around the world found almost every region on Earth saw an increase in temperatures, with 20 countries breaking heat records. (Video via Nasa)
A high concentration of greenhouse gases is largely to blame for the heat wave. According to the report, worldwide emissions have increased 36 percent compared to 25 years ago. (Video via UNEP)
Many countries have already pledged to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. But there's one country they should look to for guidance on tackling the very tough issue — Canada.