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  • 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
  • NEWS: CCL Canada smashes LTE record

    Summer is typically a season when warmer weather liberates Canadians to spend time outdoors. Consequently, volunteer activity usually slows down, but CCL Canada members kept up the pace and then some by smashing their record for letters to the editor. They generated 117 LTEs between July 1 and August 10, nearly quadrupling their monthly average of 30.

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • CCL Youth to McKenna, Schiefke, and Trudeau: We’d love to connect.

    CCL Youth invite Catherine McKenna, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Peter Schiefke, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister (Youth), and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to meet them during CCL Canada’s annual conference and lobby days on October 21-24, 2017.

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada