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  • MEDIA RELEASE Sudbury’s “Fridays For Future” Brings Concerns to the Medical Community

    On Friday, January 11, 2019, youth are striking outside Health Sciences North/ Horizon Santé-Nord (HSN), Northern Ontario’s largest hospital.  They will also be speaking with Dominic Giroux, President of HSN, about how the climate crisis is the greatest health threat in the 21st century. The youth will be specifically focusing on the recommendations made by the Canadian Lancet Countdown.

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  • BLOG: Citizens’ Climate Lobby – The Cure for Climate Trauma

    Finally, I told the story of lobbying in Washington and how on the first day I had a small list of representatives to visit and did not volunteer to do more because I feared for the headaches. After lobbying three times on the first day I never felt more hopeful and empowered after talking about climate change and did not have a headache. I went on to lobby in as many offices as I could manage to squeeze in my schedule.

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  • LASER TALK: The Latest IPCC Report

    High prices on GHG emissions will be necessary to cost-effectively meet a 1.5°C goal. If emissions are cut too slowly, meeting a 1.5°C target will require removal of CO2 from the atmosphere via large-scale biomass pathways.
    To stay below 1.5°C while avoiding dependence on CO2 removal, fossil GHG emissions must be cut 45 percent by 2030 and near 100 percent by 2050. The Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act pricing structure meets those targets at least out to 2040 when the data is extrapolated globally.

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  • Laser Talk: Our US-Canada Regulatory Cooperation Council Submission

    Our submission indicated that priority should be given to determining whether comprehensive and comparable carbon pricing in Canada and the U.S. can protect genuinely vulnerable firms or sectors while eliminating the need for support measures, some of which may already be in place, that increase the costs GHG reductions to the economy.

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  • BLOG: Finding Hope at COP24

    As I write these words, I know they won’t make much of difference because the solution to the climate crisis is on the ground action and not more words, blogs, books,  social media posts, and especially the circular-firing-squad arguments that exhaust people. Get out of social media, unless of course you an expert at troll-smashing and it does not get under your skin.

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