|Ontario is banking on a cap-and-trade plan outlined in the province's most recent budget to help it reach its 2020 target of getting greenhouse gas emissions to 15 per cent below 1990 levels.|
B.C. Premier Christy Clark says her province is already struggling to meet its targets. "I think we should try and contain our enthusiasm for reaching ever further" Clark said.
Trudeau said a price on carbon is an essential tool in the effort to fight climate change.
|Federal, provincial and territorial officials will work over the next six months to draft a national climate plan that the leaders hope to endorse at another summit in October.|
Canada's environment minister says all jurisdictions in Canada need a price on carbon, and she won't rule out imposing a national price if provincial leaders drag their heels.