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Joint low-carbon declaration sees climate baton pass

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Barack Obama welcomes the Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau, outside the White House on Thursday. Photograph: Mark Wilson/Getty Images
US-Canadian initiative brightens chances of success for Paris climate agreement and casts Justin Trudeau as Obama’s heir in terms of global climate action

March 14, 2016 — A joint US-Canadian declaration to help spur the transition to a low carbon economy passed the baton of global climate action from Barack Obama to Justin Trudeau on Thursday – and brightened prospects for the Paris agreement.

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