Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised to cooperate with President Biden on climate change even though one of the new president’s first actions was to halt the construction permit for Keystone XL (KXL), the Canada-to-Gulf Coast system.

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“We are disappointed but acknowledge the president’s decision to fulfill his election campaign promise on Keystone XL,” said Trudeau on Wednesday. 

Sponsor TC Energy Corp. on Tuesday halted work on the system because the new president was expected to pull the presidential permit.

Following his inauguration, Biden did, signing a series of executive orders (EO) including one titled “Protecting Public Health and the Environment and Restoring Science to Tackle the Climate Crisis.” 

The EO revoked the presidential permit issued...