Canada's government introduced legislation Thursday that would cut greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2050, a target date that prompted critics to declare that Ottawa effectively has abandoned the international Kyoto accord on climate change.

The proposed Clean Air Act, intended to counter claims that Prime Minister Stephen Harper is soft on the environment, sets no short-term targets for cutting greenhouse emissions. In the long term, it says the government would seek to cut emissions 45 percent to 65 percent by 2050.

Those Canadians and their blantant disregard for the Kyoto Protocol. (In all honesty, I don't think even Japan will be able to meet the requirements for the Kyoto Protocol)....

Wikipedia Article On the Kyoto Protocol