Canada Environment Minister Says No to Carbon Tax, International Trading

But Baird said he is moving toward a carbon trading market in Canada.

Published: 09-Feb-2007

Environment Minister John Baird has dismissed the idea of a carbon tax or international carbon trading market as ways of dealing with greenhouse gas emissions in Canada.

Sporting what has become his familiar green tie, Baird appeared Thursday before the House of Commons committee studying the government's proposed clean air act.

Environment Minister John Baird appeared before a Commons committee in Ottawa on Thursday.
CBC Baird told the committee the federal government has set short-term targets to regulate air pollutants and greenhouse gases emissions in all industry by 2010.

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