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Trump’s deconstruction of Obama climate policy has major implications for Canada

Once again, the regulatory landscape involving climate change has shifted under the feet of both the United States and Canada, as President Donald Trump has finally fulfilled his pledge to unwind Barack Obama’s climate change policies.Signing an Executive Order (EO) titled “Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth,” Trump commenced the unravelling of a significant part of his predecessor’s climate legacy, introducing a headwind to Canadian competitiveness.The EO involves multiple actions touching on numerous Obama EOs and other regulatory actions. The most visible, and most seized upon by opponents of Trump’s policy, is his order to the EPA to review the

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