1.78 Recommendation. Transport Canada should set expectations for environmental performance and outcomes that programs to prevent and monitor oil pollution from the oceans can reasonably achieve. International environmental agreements are a category of contracts with political and economic implications that go beyond their impact on the environment, but many people are unaware of their specificities. The search term “What is the Paris Agreement?” reached its climax the day after the United States announced its intention to withdraw from the treaty. The introduction of renewable energy sources and the reduction of CO2 emissions are common objectives of environmental agreements. They can also be indicators of a country`s major environmental changes. 1.120 The three departments responsible for implementing the five agreements we are reviewing – Environment Canada, Transport Canada, and Fisheries and Oceans Canada – have unanimously stated that their primary responsibility is clearly defined and delegated. These include responsibilities for setting performance expectations, monitoring and reporting, as well as verifying performance and taking the necessary measures to ensure that the environmental results and results of the agreements are achieved. . . .