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  • BLOG: Sharing the Sky Will Unleash Millions of Splendid Suns

    This fall, our National Director in Canada was an observer at the IPCC and COP23. Here are her reflections on gender equity: By bringing women around the world fully into the global climate dialogues, we are about to unleash millions of splendid suns. This fuels me with great hope that we will finally as a global family of men, women, and children from all walks of life, overcome the climate crisis and that we are becoming too connected to fail.    

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • BLOG: Why Did the Press Love this Letter to the Editor?

    Learn how 18 year old Alyssa Taburiaux’s response to a climate dismissive piece got published in newspapers across British Columbia.

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • MEDIA RELEASE: CCL Canada 2017 National Conference a Success

    Armed with two days of training and networking, 240 signatures from businesses and NGOs on their open letter and 652 print media hits in 2017, volunteers from across Canada presented five simple steps to improve Canada’s carbon pricing policy to MPs and Senators and help “bend the curve”.

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  • Media Release: Environment Commissioner Says Canada Will Not Meet Its 2030 Target: Canada Can Bend the Curve With A Strong Carbon Pricing Policy

    On Tuesday in her yearly report, Julie Gelfand, Canada’s Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development,  warned that the federal government must put its plan to cut greenhouse gases and adapt to climate change into concrete action to mitigate the catastrophic effects of wildfires, floods and extreme weather events

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: City of Toronto signs open letter to feds urging effective national carbon fee  

    “If adopted by the federal government, our proposals will complement the City of Toronto’s efforts to reduce carbon emissions and transition to a clean energy economy as outlined in TransformTO, which the City passed in July this year,” says Cheryl McNamara who founded the CCL Toronto chapter and spearheaded Toronto’s support for the open letter. “All of us at CCL are grateful for the support of Councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon, Chair of Parks of Environment Committee, to Councillor Sarah Doucette for including the open letter in the Committee’s September 8 meeting, and to all Committee members and Councillors for approving…

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