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Climate: Plan Dictates and Change

climate: Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says he could do a better job of fighting climate change than Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and ensure that Canada achieves its target to lower annual emissions that it originally set under former prime minister Stephen Harper at international climate change negotiations in 2015 in Paris. ; Under the Conservative plan, it will not be free to pollute and unlike the Liberal scheme, there will be no sweetheart deals for anybody, said Scheer in prepared remarks, according to National Observer. However, rather than simply funneling money to the government as the Liberal plan dictates, emitters who exceed our limits will be required to invest in technology that will lower emissions to fight climate change. The plan, presented in a glossy, 60-page booklet, is an attempt to shift the environmental focus away from the Trudeau government's carbon pricing system, and towards other initiatives, such as requiring firms to pay for clean technology, reforming air quality regulations, and providing new tax deductions for industries that can cut emissions in foreign countries. Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer gives a speech to media about his environmental platform, A Real Plan to Protect our Environment, in Chelsea, Que. on June 19, 2019. Party officials speaking on background could not offer any supplementary material or academic studies that examine the proposals' effectiveness in terms of impact on pollution. Photo by Kamara Morozuk Scheer's plan does not project the amount by which each proposed initiative would lower Canada's carbon pollution. ( As reported in the news.