In the lead up to Climate Week and the United Nations General Assembly in New York, the Canadian provinces of Québec and Ontario and the U.S. state of California signed an agreement to link their carbon markets, a move that will create the second largest market of its kind.
To discuss how local governments are tackling energy and climate change issues, host Jason Bordoff speaks with Québec Minister of Sustainable Development, the Environment and the Fight Against Climate Change, David Heurtel. Several issues they cover include: The rise of cap and trade in Canada and lessons for the U.S.; Aligning local and national visions to fight climate change; and Hydro-Québec and partnerships in the U.S.
This week host Bill Loveless talks with Timur Gül, head of the Energy Technology Policy Division at the International Energy Agency and leads the Energy Technology Perspectives report.
A major military engagement could occur in the Asia-Pacific region in the form of a possible conflict between the People’s Republic of China and Taiwan.