Posts tagged with ‘McKenna’

Posts tagged with ‘McKenna’

  • MEDIA RELEASE: The Trend Toward an Effective Carbon Pricing Policy For Canada is Irreversible

    December 21, 2017

    “Although there is a lot of work ahead to secure a healthy climate for future generations, given the Canadian government’s resolve in combination with international commitments and the recent Abacus poll, it appears that the trend toward an effective carbon pricing policy for Canada is irreversible.”

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • MEDIA RELEASE: Climate Group Applauds the Federal Government’s Plan to Price Pollution

    May 19, 2017

    McKenna is correct in her assertion that pricing carbon pollution is the lowest-cost way to reduce emissions. An April 2015 study from Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission determined that the Canadian economy would grow by an additional 3.7% by 2020 with a well-designed carbon pricing policy compared to using regulatory mechanisms…

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • BLOG: International Women’s Day and Climate Change

    March 7, 2017

    March 8 is International Women’s Day. With the election of Donald Trump and all the unraveling of climate action in the USA, as a mother of three girls, protecting my daughters and all women from the ravages of climate chIMG_2007ange is what I am thinking about.

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • BLOG: A Canadian collaborating with a climate elephant

    November 7, 2016

    This quote from a former Canadian Prime Minister illustrates why I lobby on both sides of the border. Addressing the Washington Press Club in March 1969, future Prime Minister Pierre Eliot Trudeau famously said this about the USA: “Living next to you is in some ways like…

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • MEDIA RELEASE: PM Trudeau’s National Carbon Price a Giant Leap Forward

    October 4, 2016

    ”Yesterday’s carbon pricing announcement for Canada was sooner and much better than I expected. Yes, it is certainly not enough to avert climate disaster. However, this is a giant leap forward. It opens a huge door for fact-based discussions about carbon pricing and marks the beginning of the…

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • MEDIA RELEASE: Vancouver Climate Group Launches Carbon Pricing Petitions

    September 29, 2016

    “BC was once a climate leader with its revenue neutral carbon tax, but it’s now a climate slacker,” says Jay van de Wint, who created the petitions. “Special interests are getting their way, and we want our leaders to know this isn’t acceptable. The benefits of seriously tackling climate…

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada