January 28, 2022

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GHG reduction | Liberals adopt the goal of “up to 45%”

GHG reduction |  Liberals adopt the goal of "up to 45%"

(Quebec) Liberals have adopted a greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction target of “45%” from 1990 levels by 2030. This is far more ambitious than the government’s current target of a Legalt 37.5% reduction.


Funny Levesk

Funny Levesk
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At a meeting in Quebec, 87% of Liberals voted in favor of raising Quebec’s Green Goal. The preliminary proposal aims for Quebec to “pursue more ambitious goals of carbon neutrality by 2050, with floor targets permanently linked to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)”.

It is an amendment proposed by members of the Political Formation Youth Committee approved on Saturday. President Gabriel Ahmed said he was inspired by Chef Dominic Angled’s earlier remarks to set more ambitious goals to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.

This is higher than the Legalt government goal, but lower than the one set by Quebec Solidair. Solidarity activists who met in Congress last week approved a proposal to “reduce Quebec emissions by at least 55% by 2030, compared to 1990 levels, and to be as close as possible to the 65% target. The goal that members of the liberal parliamentary faction consider” unrealistic.

The liberals want to identify themselves as a more “progressive” party, seeking to redefine themselves in the green turn and further back to the left, but have rejected any deal with the Quebec Solidarity proposals. “We are not a pale copy to anyone,” M arguesMe He reached out to Congress on Friday. Quebec Solidair is a “rival with very radical ideas”, she criticized.

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