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  • LASER TALK: Pembina Simulator Finds Pricing Pollution Core Component of Cost-Effective Climate Plan

    The take-home message in working with the Pembina policy simulator is that, in agreement with the consensus of climate change economists, carbon pricing is an essential core component of a cost-effective climate plan.

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Clarion Calls for Carbon Pricing from the IPCC and Nobel Committee

     The blockbuster IPCC report notes “A price on carbon is central to prompt mitigation”. A second clarion call also rung out: the Nobel Prize in Economics was awarded to William Norhaus, the father of climate economics. His research shows that the most efficient remedy for problems caused by greenhouse gas emissions is a global scheme of carbon taxes uniformly imposed on all countries.

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Parachutes for the Planet coming to Parliament Hill on October 15

    Citizens’ Climate Lobby Canada (CCL) will be displaying over thirty Parachutes for the Planet from across Canada on Parliament Hill on Monday, October 15, 2018 from noon to 5 pm. During the same time as the display, over 50 citizen lobbyists from Halifax to Vancouver are meeting with MPs following CCL’s National Conference the weekend before. CCL volunteers have been lobbying for a liveable world since 2010 in Canada.

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Over 50 Citizens Across Canada to Lobby for a Liveable World on Parliament Hill October 13-16

    “Our solution to climate change is democracy. Since 2010, we have been lobbying on Parliament Hill for carbon fee and dividend. Our volunteers have documented hundreds of lobbying appointments and thousands of letters to parliamentarians. Politicians are supposed to protect us and create jobs. We are going to help them do their job,” says Orlando.

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  • CCL Canada Education Call – September 2018 – Dr. Kevin Taft

    Kevin Taft is the author of five books, including Oil’s Deep State, published by Lorimer in 2017. Kevin served three terms in the Alberta legislature with the Alberta Liberal Party, and was Leader of the Official Opposition from 2004 to 2008, through two general elections. He has a PhD in Business from University of Warwick and is a distinguished research fellow at the Parkland Insitute at the University of Alberta, and served as a visiting fellow at Western Sydney University in Australia. Taft grew up in Edmonton, where he and his wife Jeanette still live. He is no longer…

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada