Pembina Institute

Exploration of Two Canadian Greenhouse Gas Emissions Targets

25% Below 1990 and 20% Below 2006 Levels by 2020

Exploration of Two Canadian Greenhouse Gas Emissions Targets

Published Oct. 29, 2009

By M. K. Jaccard and Associates

M. K. Jaccard and Associates reviewed the feasibility and cost of two levels of greenhouse gas emissions reduction in Canada for the David Suzuki Foundation and the Pembina Institute. The first is a 25% reduction in GHG emissions below 1990 levels by 2020; the second is compliance with the Canadian government’s announced commitment to a 20% reduction of GHG from 2006 levels by 2020.

Summary reports are available in English and French.

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