Laser Talk

Laser Talk

  • LASER TALK:  The conservative gap

    February 11, 2018

    Could carbon fee and dividend help fill the conservative gap? Carbon fee and dividend is economically efficient which will appeal to the current voters and addresses climate change and thereby could fill the gap of those concerned about climate change, including younger voters.

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • LASER TALKS: Fossil Fuel Subsidies

    February 6, 2018

    There is an urgent need to reconsider the fossil fuel industry’s economic value chain in light of climate change. Negative taxes are artificially incentivizing companies to sink costs into infrastructure with dubious prospects. The costs of orphaned wells, tailing ponds, climate disruptions, and other externalities will be borne by…

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • LASER TALK: Polling highlights political risk of falling short on climate

    November 28, 2017

    Half of Canadian voters (49%) won’t consider a party or a candidate that doesn’t have a plan to combat climate change. Only 6% prefer a party or a candidate that ignores the issue.” Over two-thirds (68%) of Canadians now believe humans have caused climate change. This is up…

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  • 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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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada