Province will spend $10 million to expand existing programs to encourage the use energy efficient equipment and solar power.
Money will be used to develop emissions reduction technologies, and is to be funded by a carbon levy heavy CO2 emitters have paid into since 2007.
Report suggests government would spend $3.8 billion on grants, rebates and subsidies to retrofit buildings.
Seeks government help on R&D, procurement to cut greenhouse gases by 30 million tonnes.
Threat or opportunity?
Suzuki responded to Wall’s position that Canada needs to consider the economy when talking about reducing GHG emissions.
Province wants to reduce GHG emissions to 15% below 1990 levels by the year 2020.
Officials say plan will be launched by 2017.
Federal agency says the new standards will cost about $55 million to implement over the next 10 years.
Here’s a look at what the countries say they will do to reduce emissions.
Federal co-ordination, including national carbon price, called least important piece of the policy puzzle.
Fuelled by tax breaks and anti-pollution push.
PM insists no new Canadian emissions rules for energy sector until US takes action.
Legarde warns countries can’t continue to ignore environmental costs of fossil fuels.
They release 7% more greenhouse gases in the early years compared with gasoline.