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Canada's climate plan gets good grade as Trudeau heads to summits in Europe

A new analysis suggests the Liberal climate plan could meet Canada's greenhouse gas emissions targets for the first time before the end of this decade. The study by Clean Prosperity published today could give some heft to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's credentials as he heads to planned climate discussions at the upcoming G20 summit and United Nations COP 26 meeting.

Britain drafts COP26 deal on global aviation emissions

Britain is asking countries to push for a global target to cut aviation emissions to levels compatible with the Paris Agreement, under a deal due to be announced at the COP26 climate change summit, according to a draft document seen by Reuters.

Exxon CEO denies spreading disinformation on climate change

Top executives at ExxonMobil and other oil giants are set to testify at a landmark U.S. House hearing Thursday as congressional Democrats investigate what they describe as a decades-long, industry-wide campaign to spread disinformation about the role of fossil fuels in causing global warming.

Beef a bigger challenge than oil and gas when it comes to tackling methane emissions

As Canada doubles down on efforts to reduce harmful methane emissions, experts say one of the trickiest hurdles standing in the way is the burping cow. Methane accounts for just 13 per cent of Canada's total greenhouse gas emissions, but because it is better than carbon dioxide at trapping heat it is believed to be responsible for at least one-third of global warming recorded to date.

COP26 in Glasgow: Who is going and who is not?

Several prominent figures will not attend the United Nations COP26 climate summit in Glasgow in person, and the attendance of a number of others is in doubt. Here is the latest on the status of delegates.