As sponsor in the Senate of Bill C-12 An Act respecting transparency and accountability in Canada’s efforts to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by the year 2050, Senator Galvez shares the following research resources to provide context for the public and parliamentarians and better inform its legislative process.

The documents offer important comparisons with other accountability laws adopted internationally as well as information on the implications of climate science and international commitments for Canada.


International Climate Accountability Legislation Comparison Table

List of Countries with Net-Zero Commitments and Climate Accountability Legislation

Provincial Net-Zero Legislation Comparison Table

Canada’s Fair Share of Emissions Reductions under the Paris Agreement

International Advisory Body Comparison Table

More resources will be shared when ready.

Presentations and Infographics

ISG Commons Presentation (March 24, 2021)

Text of Bill C-12

Library of Parliament Legislative Summary

Current status: Report Stage in the House of Commons

The contents of these documents are for information purposes only. Nothing in these documents should be construed as legal or professional advice and you may not rely on the contents of these documents as such.