Q&A: First Ministers’ Meeting on Climate Change and Clean Growth

The First Ministers’ Meeting on climate change and clean growth, happening this week in Ottawa, is the next step in the process as provincial and territorial premiers work with Ottawa to develop a national climate strategy.

The outcome we’re looking for is a credible plan to meet Canada’s 2030 emission reduction target. Any effective climate plan for Canada will be one that spurs a transition to clean energy across our economy.

This backgrounder reviews recent developments on climate and clean energy from the lead-up to this meeting and answers some key questions about the negotiations.