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  • 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
  • Media Release: Citizens’ Climate Lobby Compiles Talking Points Booklet

    Literally thousands of volunteer hours by some of the best volunteers on the planet over the past nine years have gone into the creation of our talking points.  We encourage Canadians to spread our LASER talks far and wide.

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • MEDIA RELEASE: CCL Canada’s Response to the IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land

    This latest IPCC report shows that better land management can contribute to tackling climate change, but is not the only solution. We must cut emissions. “We still have a lot more work to do but with the right policies, including pricing carbon as a core component of a cost-effective climate plan as well our updated Food Guide, Canada can help save lives, improve health, and conserve nature,” concludes Orlando.

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada