Canadian PM Justin Trudeau defends country's dismal environmental record

CANADIAN prime minister Justin Trudeau pitches his country as a global climate leader, one that’s adopted increasingly bold climate targets and policies under his watch, but Canada’s GHG emissions tell an entirely different story, BNN Bloomberg reported yesterday.

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau defends country's dismal environmental record Canadian PM Justin Trudeau defends country's dismal environmental record Canadian PM Justin Trudeau defends country's dismal environmental record Canadian PM Justin Trudeau defends country's dismal environmental record Canadian PM Justin Trudeau defends country's dismal environmental record

In the seven years since Trudeau took office, emissions have plateaued while Canada's economy has grown at an 8% pace. A cleaner electric grid coexists with even more extraction and burning of oil.