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Justin Trudeau at COP21: Canada to focus on science, Indigenous perspectives

Source: DeSmog Canada

Source: DeSmog Canada

At the start of the COP21 meetings in Paris, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made a strong statement about Canada’s role in taking climate action.

Trudeau focused on five principles that will guide Canada’s climate policies: strong science, transitioning to a low-carbon economy (including carbon pricing), working with local governments including Indigenous leaders, helping the developing world tackle climate change, and viewing climate change as an opportunity for new ideas.

Watch his speech and read more about it here. 

Throughout the next few weeks, many eyes will be on Trudeau to see how he brings these principles into practice on the world stage.

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