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Trudeau-Obama Climate Announcement Sets Stage for End to Arctic Drilling


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Trudeau-Obama Climate Announcement Sets Stage for End to Arctic Drilling

WASHINGTON - Today, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Barack Obama set a landmark precedent on the protection of Arctic waters. In addition to several strong measures aimed at reducing methane emissions and improving adaptation actions for northern communities to climate change, the leaders agreed to make consistency with international and domestic climate goals a key test for proposed commercial activities in Arctic waters, including offshore drilling projects.

In response to today’s news, Greenpeace USA Executive Director Annie Leonard said:

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