KYOTO PROTOCOL – CANADA

BY MONICA DOBIE
CANADA'S plans to make drastic cuts to greenhouse gas emissions, as part of the Kyoto Protocol, is worrying the country's energy sector, particularly companies in oil-rich Alberta who claim they have been left in the dark by the federal government.

Pierre Alvarez, president of the Canadian Petroleum Products Institute, which represents 97 per cent of oil refineries in Canada, said the industry is frustrated with Ottawa's unwillingness to give any information on what actions need to be taken and how much it will cost. He said: "This ...


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