Laser Talk

Laser Talk

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act in the USA

    August 8, 2019

    H.R.763. is bipartisan legislation the USA based on a CCL framework to account for the hidden costs of burning fossil fuels. If enacted into law, this policy will drive down greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by stimulating American innovation and ingenuity.

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  • Laser Talk: Canada’s New Food Guide and Planetary Health

    August 6, 2019

    To develop the Food Guide, Health Canada consulted with more than 6,000 individuals, including doctors, nurses, nutritionists, researchers, educators, and the Canadian public at large. It excluded industry-commissioned reports given the potential for conflicts of interest.

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  • LASER TALK: Tracking Canada’s Climate Action 2008-2018

    July 18, 2019

    According to data from Julie Gelfand, Canada’s Commissioner of Environment and Sustainable Development which is a division of Canada’s Auditor General Office, Canada’s emissions would have gone up significantly between 2008-2012 if it were not for the 2008 recession and actions of the provinces. 

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