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  • BLOG: Courage and Kindness While Lobbying for the Climate – Carole Lavallée

    November 23, 2017

    A grandmother from Sudbury reflects on her first experiences lobbying in Ottawa. “I returned to Sudbury with a mix of emotions: uplifted by the opportunity to participate more fully in the democratic process, crushed by the felt sense of responsibility power places on the shoulders of our politicians. I…

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  • BLOG: Father’s Concern for Young Daughter Inspires Him to Lobby for Climate Action

    November 22, 2017

    Last month father Rik Logtenberg took his concerns for his daughter’s future to Ottawa to lobby for more effective carbon pricing. He joined 50 other CCL volunteers, including Judy and Laura also from CCL Nelson – West Kootenay.

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  • BLOG: Sharing the Sky Will Unleash Millions of Splendid Suns

    November 22, 2017

    This fall, our National Director in Canada was an observer at the IPCC and COP23. Here are her reflections on gender equity: By bringing women around the world fully into the global climate dialogues, we are about to unleash millions of splendid suns. This fuels me with great…

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  • BLOG: Why Did the Press Love this Letter to the Editor?

    November 13, 2017

    Learn how 18 year old Alyssa Taburiaux’s response to a climate dismissive piece got published in newspapers across British Columbia.

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  • BLOG: Is carbon pricing always enough? by Judy O’Leary

    September 25, 2017

    The Ecofiscal Commission agrees with CCL that carbon pricing is the most cost effective way to reduce GHGs in almost all cases, and “should do most of the heavy lifting.”  However, even a well designed carbon pricing system may benefit from complementary policies such as regulations, subsidies, education and…

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  • BLOG: British Columbia will increase its carbon tax

    September 15, 2017

    The predictability of the BC carbon tax hike is key to de-risking clean tech adoption. De-risking is exactly what it sounds like: as fossil fuels become steadily more expensive, clean tech will become a predictably less risky investment. That will encourage more clean tech adoption and continue to drive down emissions.

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