Do provinces undercut climate negotiations?

Sub-national governments with tougher Copenhagen targets make negotiations harder for federal counterparts, say experts.

Laura Payton
Published: Wednesday, 12/16/2009 12:00 am EST

Last week, Toronto Mayor David Miller joined forces with environmental NGO Climate Action Network to accept a tongue-in-cheek "Fossil of the Day" award on behalf of the Canadian government. Environmentalists announce the awards during climate talks to call out leaders they see as particularly contrary to negotiations.

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