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Nations at UN climate talks in Poland back universal emissions rules

After two weeks of bruising negotiations, officials from almost 200 countries agreed on Saturday, December 15, 2018, on universal, transparent rules that will govern efforts to cut emissions and curb global warming. Fierce disagreements on two other climate issues were kicked down the road for a year to help bridge a chasm of opinions on the best solutions.

Trudeau to impose climate change policies in provinces that 'have not shown leadership'

In their announcement, Trudeau and his ministers will specify how much revenue they expect to collect from carbon pricing and subsequently return directly to people who live in each of the non-complying provinces. The fees would be collected through a federal tax on products that contribute to climate change such as gasoline.