Despite good initiatives and progress, there remain many unanswered questions

There is strong evidence that Canada will not meet its international greenhouse gas 2020 emission reduction target.

UN Photo: Mark Garten
Peruvian President Ollanta Humala and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the opening of the Lima Climate Action High-level Dialogue in December 2014.
Julie Gelfand
Published: Wednesday, 03/18/2015 12:00 am EDT

The following is the opening remarks of Environment Commissioner Julie Gelfand on her fall 2014 report, to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development on Oct. 8, 2014. The remarks are as reported in the official English transcript from the meeting and edited for style:

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