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Justin Trudeau to lobby for quick approval of Paris climate deal

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Justin Trudeau is determined to bring the Paris climate agreement into force as early as this year, sources say. Photograph: Patrick Aventurier/Getty Images
Canadian prime minister seeks to bring global agreement into force as soon as possible in bid to reverse reputation as ‘carbon bully’

April 19, 2016 — Justin Trudeau will lobby governments to approve the Paris climate agreement and bring it into force as soon as possible, reversing Canada’s past reputation as a “carbon bully”.

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Trudeau seeks climate consensus from Canada’s provinces

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In this file photo, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attends a meeting on carbon pricing at the UN Climate Change Conference 2015 in Le Bourget, France, November 30, 2015. Guillaume Horcajuelo/EPA
‘We want a low-carbon economy that continues to provide good jobs and create opportunities for all Canadians’

VANCOUVER, Canada (Mar. 3, 2016) — Canadian aboriginal leaders demanded Wednesday, March 2, a bigger role in the country’s fight against climate change, on the eve of a meeting between Prime Continue reading Trudeau seeks climate consensus from Canada’s provinces