Eggertson: City of Ottawa's six-per-cent solution on climate change isn't good enough

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By Bill Eggertson, Ottawa Citizen, November 2, 2018

Many Canadians recognize that our climate is changing (not always warming; sometimes cooling too). Most of these realists understand that something must be done, and some hard-core believers even intend to take action that will minimize catastrophic climate change.

While international agencies warn that the time for dramatic action is much shorter than previously believed, our federal politicians continue to want temperature rise limited to 1.5 degrees Celsius without cranking up our air conditioners, and a growing number of populist provinces want to be excluded from any plan to reduce carbon emissions.