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  • LASER TALK: The many ways to price carbon pollution

    Understanding the many ways to price carbon and that we will probably use all them during different points in time for different reasons is useful to keep in mind and is why carbon pricing cannot be easily discussed effectively in Tweet.

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • MEDIA RELEASE: Climate Group Requests Parachutes for the Planet

    We will be hosting a national display of Parachutes for the Planet on Parliament Hill in mid October. We created an educator’s guide to explain more about the initiative, how to create a parachute and get it to us for the display. A guide in French is also available.

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • MEDIA RELEASE: Our planet is about to get hotter – What to do?

    In an August 2018 Nature paper, it was reported that natural variabilities will make an already warming planet even hotter from 2018 through to 2022. Humanity is not yet reducing dangerous greenhouse gas emissions. The International Energy Agency reports that global energy-related CO2 emissions grew by 1.4% in 2017, reaching a historic high of 32.5 gigatonnes. As well, Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions targets are the woefully inadequate targets of the previous government which are consistent with Canada not doing our fair share to limit global warming. If all countries had the same pledge the world would be 3-4C warmer…

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • MEDIA RELEASE: Citizens Demand Consultations Under Ontario’s Environment Bill of Rights

    It is our right as Ontarians to be consulted. In fact, it is a very precious right as Ontario is one of only two jurisdictions in the world with participatory rights under an Environmental Bill of Rights

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • MEDIA RELEASE: The Climate Crisis Requires Policy Persistence

    Premier-elect Ford said in his acceptance speech that he wanted to gain the confidence of those who did not support him. Perhaps taking the lead from James A. Baker and George P. Schultz might help. Carbon fee and dividend is a policy where all sides win. There is something for everyone in it.  The polluter-pays principle will appeal to libertarians, the market-based solution and smaller government will appeal to the conservative-minded and it protects the poor and middle class which should appeal to all.

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada