Canada's Role in the Global Energy Picture: Making the case for a more coherent national energy approach
This paper, prepared by IISD for the Banff Dialogue on a Canadian National Clean Energy Strategy, examines Canada's place in the global energy picture, examines the prospects for a more coherent international energy regime, and lays the case for the development of a national energy strategy.
Philip Gass and John Drexhage look at Canada?s global energy strengths, how energy and trade policy interact, and what Canada needs to do to develop a profile as a "(clean) energy superpower."
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