Canada PM says to stick to carbon price plan despite Trump win

By David Ljunggren

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday indicated he would stick to plans for a national price on carbon despite the U.S. election win of Donald Trump, who opposes measures to fight climate change.

If Trump walks away from international agreements to cut greenhouse gases, the carbon price could add to Canadian firms’ costs and make them less competitive, according to critics.

Trudeau, who took power a year ago promising to do more to protect the environment, said last month that carbon pollution would cost C$10 a tonne in 2018, rising by C$10 a …
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