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The Current | Apr 8, 2013 | 24:00

What's behind Alberta's proposal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40%?

As Alberta's Alison Redford heads to Washington for yet more convincing on Keystone, her government is floating the idea of a new, higher price on carbon emission. Is Barack Obama's Washington succeeding where Canadian Environmentalists have failed?

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