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  • LASER TALK: Recent Canadian Views on Carbon Pricing

    Canadian opinion about the federal carbon tax backstop reveals that 35% support the idea, 28% oppose it and 37% say they are open to considering it. When told of the idea that revenues would be rebated to affected households, support climbs by 9 points, and opposition declines by 6 points.

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • OPEN LETTER: Our Submission to the CUSMA Initial Environmental Assessment

    … The North American Free Trade zone — as defined by NAFTA and the CUSMA, encompassing Canada, the United States, and Mexico — provides an opportunity to bring half a billion people into a sustainable economy of inclusive prosperity. This depends on forces that shape overall economic potential.

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • ICYMI: CCL Canada Featured in an Activist Guidebook  

    The Guidebook draws upon four case studies of successful climate mobilizers. Climate mobilizers are dynamic leaders in organizations inspiring citizens to take part in climate action. Their common link is in finding ways of bringing people into the climate movement, whether on a neighbourhood sidewalk or inside government chamber walls. 

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • BLOG: Organizing a climate strike by Caterina Lindman

    Having strikes in our local area is a way to amplify Greta’s message and to exercise our own power in showing how urgent it is to avert climate collapse.  If we don’t act with urgency, the world will suffer immensely due to ocean acidification, sea level rise, more droughts and storms, and wildfires.  We need to restructure our economies and society to live within sustainable ecological limits, and we seem to be unable to grasp the urgency of the crisis.

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • BLOG: A Thank You to All the Unsung Heroes by Cathy Lacroix

    All our members at Citizens’ Climate Lobby are unsung heroes.  We don’t do this work for profit or for glory, we do it because it’s the right thing to do.  We can be part of something that really matters.  I remember hearing Marshall Saunders say that he used to think the important people would take care of the important things.  Apparently, that must make us the important people because our politicians have let us down on the climate issue.  We’re the ones doing the work.

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada