Media Release

Media Release

  • SPECIAL EARTH DAY MEDIA RELEASE: Frequently asked questions about the climate crisis, Canada and carbon pricing

    April 19, 2018

    Canada is at a crossroads which will determine our role in creating the climate conditions of our planet for the next 150 years. In the next 18 months, Canada will have four critical elections in Ontario, Quebec, Alberta and a national election. Fortunately, the majority of Canadians understand climate change….

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • MEDIA RELEASE: Ontario Election – Climate Action Counts

    March 5, 2018

    “Only 2% of Canadians belong to political parties. Political stripes aside, elections provide an opportunity for Canadian citizens to empower political leaders to choose the best climate policies,” says Cathy Orlando, National Director of Citizens’ Climate Lobby. Our Ontario Climate Counts survey was inspired by the work of CCL Nelson-West Kootenay…

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • MEDIA RELEASE: Timid Budget Recipe for Climate Catastrophe

    February 28, 2018

    The window to address the climate crisis is rapidly closing. The 2017 Budget pointed Canada in the right direction but the 2018 Budget is timid and does little to bend Canada’s emissions curve. Recent polls should give this government courage to do more for climate action. Extending the rising…

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • MEDIA RELEASE: The Trend Toward an Effective Carbon Pricing Policy For Canada is Irreversible

    December 21, 2017

    “Although there is a lot of work ahead to secure a healthy climate for future generations, given the Canadian government’s resolve in combination with international commitments and the recent Abacus poll, it appears that the trend toward an effective carbon pricing policy for Canada is irreversible.”

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • MEDIA RELEASE: The One Planet Summit Fires Up Momentum for the Paris Agreement

    December 13, 2017

    At the One Planet Summit, 12-year-old Timoci Naulusala from Fiji asked the leaders,  “Are you ready to face life without earth? Have you contemplated if you ignore this reality – this nightmare?” Timoci knows the horrors of climate change impacts first hand. His village in Fiji last year was hit…

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • MEDIA RELEASE: Carbon pricing on the table next week in Paris

    December 7, 2017

    On December 12 in Paris, France, French President Emmanuel Macron will host a summit to take further action on climate two years to the day after the adoption of the historic Paris Agreement. Unofficially, some are calling this “The Macron Summit,” but officially it is called The One Planet Summit and is…

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada