With the measures outlined in the Strategy, Canada will reduce domestic methane emissions by more than 35 percent by 2030, compared to 2020 levels. This will exceed the Global Methane Pledge target of 30 percent that Canada signed on to last year.
The Methane Strategy outlines how Canada will:
implement measures across sectors of the economy, including oil and gas, to reduce the largest sources of methane emissions;
strengthen the clean technology sector and provide tools to industry to achieve cost-effective methane emission reductions while creating good-paying jobs;
advance scientific knowledge and technical capacity to improve methane detection, measurement, and reporting;
meet international climate targets under the Paris Agreement and Global Methane Pledge; and
solidify its global leadership and provide funding, tools, and best practices for other countries to achieve emissions reductions.