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  • LASER TALK: Balancing the Budget, Social Concerns, and the Climate

    Governments have the difficult yet doable task of balancing the budget, the climate crisis and social concerns. The Liberal Government is not on track to balancing our budget (1, 2). As well, despite signing the Paris Accord and having a national carbon pricing policy, Canada’s climate targets are still woefully inadequate (3). Ideally we need a carbon price of at least $150.00 tonne by 2030 (4). However, forty eight percent of Canadians are within $200 each month of not being able to make their bills (5). Clearly, we need to need carbon pricing to be revenue neutral.

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • LASER TALK: Enshrining U.N.D.R.I.P. Under National Law

    CCL Canada acknowledges that enshrining the United Nation Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous People (U.N.D.R.I.P. ) under national law is part of our Reconciliation process and will also protect the air, water, land, and climate we all depend on.

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • OPEN LETTER: Submission to the Canadian Response to the COVID Pandemic

    Post-COVID Canada must climb out of huge debt, address income inequality, and tackle the climate emergency. This can be done. When he regained power in 1935 during the Great Depression, Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King implemented relief programs such as the National Housing Act and National Employment Commission similar to or even modeled after the New Deal of US President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The objective was to put money in the pockets of the common people and it worked. We need to do the same again today.

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • LASER TALK: Carbon‌ ‌Pricing‌ ‌is‌ ‌the‌ ‌Most‌ ‌Silver‌ ‌Bullet-ish‌ ‌Policy‌ ‌We‌ ‌Know‌ ‌Of‌ ‌

    Take a dive into the estimated effects of making carbon pricing highly predictable and other policy changes on global temperature change in the freely available En-ROADS climate simulator.

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • NEWS: ​Parliamentary e-Petition #e2542 Closes Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 1:30 pm EDT

    The evidence is clear that we can save our climate, reduce income inequality, and create jobs.
    Now we need your help.
    Can you sign e-petition #e2542? 
    We are calling upon the Government of Canada to steadily increase the carbon price to $210 per tonne or more by 2030, and to distribute the carbon pricing revenue to Canadians as cheques or bank deposits.

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada