Obama and Trudeau meet for environment

By: Max Creager ~Staff Writer~ Last week, newly elected Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Barack Obama committed to specific policies that would help curb greenhouse gas emissions. Although Canadian prime ministers in the past had frequently visited Washington, the event marked the first official visit by a Canadian prime minister in 19 years. The two countries issued a joint statement on climate, energy and arctic leadership to re-emphasize their mutual commitment to the Paris climate agreement and lay out specific goals and policy proposals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and emissions of hydrofluorocarbons. The joint statement also pledges to … Continue reading Obama and Trudeau meet for environment