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New research: Canada can double climate ambition for 2030 and reduce energy costs

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New research released today by seven environmental organizations shows that Canada can take much more ambitious climate action between now and 2030 while maintaining a thriving economy and reducing energy costs for Canadians. The research, undertaken by renowned energy modellers from EnviroEconomics and Navius, shows that Canada can achieve 60 per cent GHG emission reductions by 2030, with a smart mix of policies and regulations.

“Doubling our climate target is necessary, worth it and, most importantly, doable,” said Dale Marshall, National Climate Program Manager, Environmental Defence. “It will be hard work, but Canadians are up for it, and the benefits will be healthier communities and more, stable, green jobs.”

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