The time is right for Canada to step up to the plate on climate action

With the two largest emitters of greenhouse gases in the world brokering a deal, the pressure is now on countries like Canada to step up to the plate.

EFE Photo: Miguel Gutierrez
A pre-conference meeting on Isla Margarita, Venezuela on Nov. 7 in preparation for COP20 in Lima, Peru.
Eva Busza, Kyae Lim Kwon
Published: Wednesday, 11/26/2014 12:00 am EST
Last Updated: Wednesday, 11/26/2014 1:25 am EST

On the last day of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Beijing, in the Great Hall of the People, United States President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping toasted to the momentous climate deal they had just struck.

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