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  • LASER TALK: Carbon Pricing Around the World

    In 2019, of the 185 Parties that have submitted their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to the Paris Agreement, 96—representing 55 percent of global GHG emissions —have stated that they are planning or considering the use of carbon pricing as a tool to meet their commitments. That is an increase of eight Parties from 2018.

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • LASER TALK: Balancing the Budget, Social Concerns, and the Climate

    Governments have the difficult yet doable task of balancing the budget, the climate crisis and social concerns. The Liberal Government is not on track to balancing our budget (1, 2). As well, despite signing the Paris Accord and having a national carbon pricing policy, Canada’s climate targets are still woefully inadequate (3). Ideally we need a carbon price of at least $150.00 tonne by 2030 (4). However, forty eight percent of Canadians are within $200 each month of not being able to make their bills (5). Clearly, we need to need carbon pricing to be revenue neutral.

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • LASER TALK: Enshrining U.N.D.R.I.P. Under National Law

    CCL Canada acknowledges that enshrining the United Nation Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous People (U.N.D.R.I.P. ) under national law is part of our Reconciliation process and will also protect the air, water, land, and climate we all depend on.

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • LASER TALK: CCL Canada’s Climate Accountability Recommendations

    Learn about developments and recommendations regarding climate accountability frameworks, which can help us reach our climate targets.

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • OPEN LETTER: Submission to the Canadian Response to the COVID Pandemic

    Post-COVID Canada must climb out of huge debt, address income inequality, and tackle the climate emergency. This can be done. When he regained power in 1935 during the Great Depression, Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King implemented relief programs such as the National Housing Act and National Employment Commission similar to or even modeled after the New Deal of US President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The objective was to put money in the pockets of the common people and it worked. We need to do the same again today.

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada