Archive for October, 2019

Archive for October, 2019

  • Media Release: Majority of Canadians Vote For Carbon Pricing

    October 22, 2019

    Of the popular vote, 65.6% of Canadians voted for parties that support carbon pricing. Of 338 seats in the House of Commons, 67% of them (227 seats) were secured by pro carbon pricing politicians. The seat breakdown was as follows: Liberals 157, Bloc Québécois, 32; New Democrats 24; Greens…

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • Laser Talk: Tracking Canada’s Climate Action (2008 – 2019)

    October 17, 2019

    When you objectively look at the facts you can see clearly that Canada has made significant progress in the past four years in combatting climate change. It is not perfect but please note from 2008-2016 we ranked at the very bottom on climate action – now we are middle…

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • MEDIA RELEASE: Climate Action Counts in Election 2019 and the Youth and the World Are Watching

    October 16, 2019

    In conclusion, on Election Day 2019, Monday, October 21, 2019, Canadians will have to choose between candidates whose parties offer strong ambition but lack realistic implementation strategies; realistic policies with less ambition; or weak policies that match a lack of ambition. Superimposed on that will be the complexities of…

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • Laser Talk: Carbon Pricing and the Cost of Gas

    October 15, 2019

    For a family driving a car with a moderate mileage of 10 L/100 km (23 mpg), the increased cost of gas from carbon pricing is $3 for a single 60 L fill up, or less than $100 per year in 2019, assuming a typical 20,000 km (12,400 miles) of…

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • LASER TALK: Federal Party Surveys on Environmental Platforms (Election 2019)

    October 10, 2019

    In July 2019, a questionnaire representing the collective priorities of various environmental organizations, including Pembina Institute, GreenPeace, and the Sierra Club, was sent to Canada’s six main political parties. Here is a summary of the official responses from the political parties surveyed.

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada