EDMONTON — While the focus is expected to be on greenhouse gas emissions targets at the Paris climate summit, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says there are many ways to achieve success.

Notley says she wants to see member countries agree on a number of significant policy changes that will lead to GHG emissions reductions worldwide.

She adds that Canada's renewed commitment to taking action on climate change is in itself a step forward.

Notley made the comments just before boarding a plane Saturday to take her to Paris for a UN-sponsored summit of more than 160 countries seeking commitments to cut C02 emissions.

Federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna has said no one expects Canada to submit its emissions cut targets at Paris, adding that Canada will craft its framework strategy in the three months following the conference.

But federal NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair says concrete action is critical and that without firm CO2 reduction targets, the Paris summit could be branded a failure.

The Canadian Press

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