Laser Talk

Laser Talk

  • LASER TALK: Millennials, elections, and climate change

    September 1, 2017

    For the first time in decades, Baby Boomers won’t make up the largest electorate in 2019. It will be Millennials, who are now the largest generation in Canada, comprising more than 25 percent of the population. Any politician wishing to win the next election has to this…

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  • LASER TALK: Let’s not forget the Goal – Emissions Reductions

    August 28, 2017

    We hope Canadians take lessons from south of the border and the election of Donald Trump. A criticism on the right side of the political spectrum is that climate policies are not about reducing carbon emissions, but about bigger government. If we don’t listen to the criticisms about climate…

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • LASER TALKS: Four detailed laser talks on Canada, CCS and Carbon Pricing

    August 10, 2017

    CCSis a general term for a range of different industrial processes that can separate CO2 emissions from smokestacks and store it underground indefinitely as toxic waste. The science is clear, we will need to deploy CCS in order to avoid the 2C limit. When combined with biofuels, CCS can…

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  • LASER TALKS: Trump’s Climate Disconnect

    June 6, 2017

    On June 1, 2017, President Trump announced the USA was leaving the Paris Climate Accord. Contained within this post are five short “laser talks” to help everyone with communicating Trump’s climate disconnect.

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • LASER TALK: Reframing the concern of the high carbon price

    May 24, 2017

    Dr. Chris Ragan, the chair of Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission says this about carbon pricing vs regulation, “Whenever people say, “We can’t have a carbon price that high!” try asking them, “Why can’t we have income taxes that low?” and then we added to that thought.

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  • LASER TALK: Climate Dismissives Beware!

    May 11, 2017

    “Climate dismissives” who want to win in any election may want to rethink why they are being dismissive about climate change and carbon pricing. Otherwise, their dismissiveness may be something they regret at election time.

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada