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  • BC Election: Climate Action Counts

    April 20, 2017

    The Nelson–West Kootenay Chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) has prepared this summary of major party platforms on climate action to help you better understand your choices. CCL is a non-profit, non-partisan, grassroots advocacy organization focused on creating the political will for a livable planet.
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  • BLOG: International Women’s Day and Climate Change

    March 7, 2017

    March 8 is International Women’s Day. With the election of Donald Trump and all the unraveling of climate action in the USA, as a mother of three girls, protecting my daughters and all women from the ravages of climate chIMG_2007ange is what I am thinking about.

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  • BLOG: A Canadian Valentine to CCL USA

    February 6, 2017

    Take heart USA. The type of change the world needs is going to take a long time and it won’t be a straight road. Believe us. We have been there. Love Canada

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  • BLOG: The Actuaries Climate Index – by Caterina Lindman, FCIA, FSA, Waterloo Region Leader, Citizens’ Climate Lobby

    January 24, 2017

    Actuaries Climate Index, By Caterina Lindman, FCIA, FSA, Waterloo Region Leader, Citizens’ Climate Lobby. The Actuaries Climate Index (ACI) is an objective, quarterly, online measure of changes in climate extremes and sea level in Canada and the United States relative to the 30-year period of 1961–1990. This educational tool…

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  • BLOG (with Audio): Keep Calm and Carry On Canada – a Colloquy

    January 24, 2017

    CCL Canadians created a pan-Canadian artistic response in defense of the Pan-Canadian Framework for Clean Growth and Climate Change. Cathy Orlando (Sudbury) and Gerry Labelle (Nickel Belt) wrote a colloquy that highlights why they are hopeful about Canada transitioning to a low carbon economy. The contents are based on…

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  • BLOG: Millennials Lobby For Climate Action in London ON

    January 16, 2017

    There are many who express concern that my generation (the so-called Millennials) and the yet-to-be-nicknamed generation to which my students belong are apathetic. My experience with this CEL project gave quite the opposite reading. I had the pleasure of working with five third-year university students who are concerned about…

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