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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Climate Action Counts in Election 2019 and the Youth and the World Are Watching

    In conclusion, on Election Day 2019, Monday, October 21, 2019, Canadians will have to choose between candidates whose parties offer strong ambition but lack realistic implementation strategies; realistic policies with less ambition; or weak policies that match a lack of ambition. Superimposed on that will be the complexities of casting of a first-past-the-post ballot in a country with multiple political parties.

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • Laser Talk: Carbon Pricing and the Cost of Gas

    For a family driving a car with a moderate mileage of 10 L/100 km (23 mpg), the increased cost of gas from carbon pricing is $3 for a single 60 L fill up, or less than $100 per year in 2019, assuming a typical 20,000 km (12,400 miles) of driving per year.

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • LASER TALK: Federal Party Surveys on Environmental Platforms (Election 2019)

    In July 2019, a questionnaire representing the collective priorities of various environmental organizations, including Pembina Institute, GreenPeace, and the Sierra Club, was sent to Canada’s six main political parties. Here is a summary of the official responses from the political parties surveyed.

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • MEDIA RELEASE: UN Scientists Warn Major Water Changes

    “This latest IPCC report reminds us that the consequences of our climate emergency are exponentially more severe if we as a collective do not change our priorities now,” says Cathy Orlando, National Director of Citizens’ Climate Lobby Canada. “The good news is we can change the way we engage with our democracy now for an exponentially more liveable world.”

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • Media Release: It’s Back To School Time and the Adults Have Homework

    Youth across Canada are expected to raise the alarm bells from September 20-27.  Sparked by one girl in Sweden last year,  Greta Thunberg, youth across Canada have been cutting classes since November 2, 2018 because adults are not doing enough. Greta Thunberg says, “You say you love your children above all else, and yet you are stealing their future in front of their eyes.”

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada