Scientists say four major oilsands mines are releasing an average of about one-third more carbon dioxide per barrel of oil than they report.
And they still only account for one out of every 50 vehicles purchased in Canada.
Environment minister confident goals will be reached by working with industry, communities, residents.
Saskatchewan and New Brunswick are the two provinces that could be immediately affected.
Funding will support the development of lighter, more fuel-efficient cars that emit fewer greenhouse gases.
…But it would dramatically increase carbon dioxide emissions.
The Conference Board of Canada outlines what the transition might look like.
Report says Canadians are looking for cash rebates and tax incentives.
Alberta to cap oil sands carbon emissions to 100 megatonnes.
Report says other industries would have to make huge emissions cuts to make them work.
But report says country is on track for significant reductions.
US and China, accounting for nearly 40% of global emissions, formally join the agreement this year.
Energy sector made up 81%; agriculture the next biggest sector at 8%.
Saskatchewan premier says it’s possible down the road, “but not right now.”
New aircraft designs to meet the standards beginning in 2020, those in production to comply by 2023.