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  • BLOG: A Canadian collaborating with a climate elephant

    This quote from a former Canadian Prime Minister illustrates why I lobby on both sides of the border. Addressing the Washington Press Club in March 1969, future Prime Minister Pierre Eliot Trudeau famously said this about the USA: “Living next to you is in some ways like sleeping with an elephant. No matter how friendly and even-tempered is the beast, if I can call it that, one is affected by every twitch and grunt.”

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Everything is Connected: Citizens’ Climate Lobby Canada’s National Conference and Lobby Days

    In 2016, across Canada, currently we have lobbied our federal MPs 111 times in face-to-face meetings for carbon fee and dividend. After all this communicating it is impossible to ignore how everything is connected. And that is the theme of Citizens’ Climate Lobby Canada’s Third National Conference and Lobbying Days: Everything is Connected.

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  • CCL Canada Education: Carbon Pricing Across Canada with Brett Cease

    In a concise and dispassionate presentation, Brett Cease, lead CCL Canada members through a presentation on the history of carbon pricing in Canada. He then examined the policy variation for resiliency, design, and what CCL can learn. Brett is originally from northern Minnesota. His non-Canadian viewpoint was greatly appreciated.

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  • BLOG: Extreme weather in Halifax and the urgent need to act now by Joanne Light

    Premier McNeil needs to connect the dots between carbon pricing and severe weather. All provinces will have a carbon price by 2018 and that just happens to be an election year for McNeil. That carbon dividend cheque has political will and election written all over it.

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  • BLOG: Premier Wall, Please Embrace Carbon Fee and Dividend

    However groundbreaking the Boundary Dam project is, it does not keep up with the size of Saskatchewan’s GHG emissions. Dr. Chris Ragan openly stated to Premier Wall, “If you have a stated goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions — and Saskatchewan does — the most cost-effective way to do it is carbon pricing. Period.”

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