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  • BLOG: All Levels of Governments Must Support the IPCC

    Governments and civil society, including Citizens’ Climate Lobby, depend on the work of the IPCC. The IPCC reports are invaluable documents to help all governments make smart, evidence-based decisions for our future. The price tag of $6 million dollars is priceless is comparison to the real world scenarios of mounting climate-related disasters.

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • Media Release: Back to School and the Climate Crisis

    It’s that time of year again: back to school. New from the Canadian government is the climatekids.ca website . As the Crosby, Stills, and Nash songs says, “Children, teach your parents well”. The song also encourages parents to teach their children well too.

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • LASER TALK: Millennials, elections, and climate change

    For the first time in decades, Baby Boomers won’t make up the largest electorate in 2019. It will be Millennials, who are now the largest generation in Canada, comprising more than 25 percent of the population. Any politician wishing to win the next election has to this in mind.

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • CCL Canada Education: Carbon Capture and Sequestration with Yannick Trottier

    CCL does not oppose or support any specific technologies: we are technology agnostic. We want carbon pollution to reflect its true cost on society. The science is clear, we will need to deploy CCS in order to avoid the 2C limit. When combined with biofuels, CCS can permanently reduce CO2 levels in the atmosphere. As well, Canada is a world leader in CCS. An August 2017 letter in Nature highlighted that without policy support such as adequate carbon pricing, CCS deployed at scales required to meet climate targets is unlikely.

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • LASER TALK: Let’s not forget the Goal – Emissions Reductions

    We hope Canadians take lessons from south of the border and the election of Donald Trump. A criticism on the right side of the political spectrum is that climate policies are not about reducing carbon emissions, but about bigger government. If we don’t listen to the criticisms about climate policies, we risk going backward on the climate file at election time.

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada