Canada Absent as New Global Renewable Energy Group Founded

While 126 countries were present for the launch of IRENA, Canada and Australia say the agency is redundant.

Jeff Davis
Published: Wednesday, 02/04/2009 12:00 am EST

The Harper government has been trying to convince Canadians over the past few weeks that it has turned over a new green leaf, but Canada was nowhere to be seen last week when 126 countries gathered to found the International Renewable Energy Agency.

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