CCL Canada News

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Climate Action Counts in Federal Election 2019

    Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) is conducting a survey of the climate change-related election platforms of the four major political parties in the national election anticipated in October 2019.  This week we are sending the four major political parties our questionnaire to be answered by July 15.

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  • LASER TALK: The UK Climate Change Act

    Learn about how the UK has set and monitored, as well as progressed towards, its carbon budgets through the UK Climate Change Act introduced in 2008.

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  • BLOG: CCL BC Fills a Growing Niche in Climate Advocacy

    A rising number of people are becoming aware of the severity of the climate crisis and desperately wanting to learn how to “do something.” Through Climate Advocacy Training, members of CCL BC outline their approach in keeping the doors of communication open to nurture a trusting relationship, in order to build the political will for a liveable world.

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Citizen Lobbyists Bring Non Partisan Message to Solve the Most Urgent Challenge of Our Time

    Lawyer Josh Ginsberg from Ecojustice walked the volunteers through the details of the Saskatchewan Ruling and how the federal government’s Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act is constitutionally valid. Two key rulings were that the “GHG pricing is regarded as essential” and “Climate change is doubtless an emergency in the sense that it presents a genuine threat to Canada.”

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  • LASER TALK: CCL Canada and the Green New Deal

    On May 6, 2019, a coalition composed of unions, Indigenous groups, environmentalists and celebrities called on Canada to cut greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030 as part of a proposed “Pact for a Green New Deal.” We share their goal of transitioning away from fossil fuels while creating jobs and boosting the economy.

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