Canada’s province of British Columbia has announced plans to protect a huge swathe of Pacific Coast rainforest, known as the Amazon of the North.
The forest is home to a rare white bear species and is the ancestral land of several indigenous Canadian tribes.
Will Kyoto die at Canadian hands?
When the history of the Kyoto Protocol comes to be written, Canada will appear as a particularly influential figure in the narrative.
Is Canada’s newly elected Conservative Party now preparing to don the mantle of Darth Vader and emasculate the protocol to the point of impotence?