Climate Transparency report says Canada, South Korea and Australia are the farthest from meeting targets to cut emissions.
Facts about Climate Transparency’s 2019 report card on Canada’s efforts.
PMO said Canada received “broad” support from its European partners on the matter.
The summit will be a test of both Trump’s go-it-alone style.
Chinese have refused to talk to senior Canadian government officials.
Follows Canada at a major WTO meeting to demand China deliver proof that Canadian canola is contaminated.
Trump dug in his heels on climate change and language referencing protectionism.
Xi and Trump are due to meet this month at a gathering of the Group of 20 major economies in Argentina.
Climate Transparency analysis says each Canadian produces nearly three times the G20 average of eight tonnes of GHGs per person.
Global economy remains strong, but growth is becoming less synchronized.
Merkel pushes for US president to be isolated as the only holdout on Paris Accord.
To host G20, seeking as broad an agreement as possible on the advantages of open markets, free and fair world trade.
G7 environment ministers pledge the Paris climate accord is the “irreversible” global tool to address climate change.
Talk will focus on whether to commit to free trade or implicitly accept some protectionism.
Morneau, who has met with Trump officials, is expected to shed light on concerns about US fiscal and trade policy.