March 5, 2018March 5, 2018Read more
“Only 2% of Canadians belong to political parties. Political stripes aside, elections provide an opportunity for Canadian citizens to empower political leaders to choose the best climate policies,” says Cathy Orlando, National Director of Citizens’ Climate Lobby. Our Ontario Climate Counts survey was inspired by the work of CCL Nelson-West Kootenay…
February 11, 2018February 11, 2018Read more
Could carbon fee and dividend help fill the conservative gap? Carbon fee and dividend is economically efficient which will appeal to the current voters and addresses climate change and thereby could fill the gap of those concerned about climate change, including younger voters.
January 19, 2018January 19, 2018Read more
In an interview with the Canadian Press PM Trudeau expressed his preference that there be carbon rebates directly to people in holdout provinces making the Canadian federal backstop carbon pricing program potentially the first carbon fee and dividend system enacted in the world!
April 18, 2017
CCL Education: An Honest Conversation about Electricity Prices in Ontario with Mike Schreiner – April 13, 2017April 18, 2017Read more
GPO leader Mike Schreiner eloquently lined up various elements of Ontario’s electricity system and discussed with CCL Ontario members a long term vision for Ontario’s electricity system.
March 30, 2017March 30, 2017Read more
Constituents met with 8 provincial parliamentarians face to face and the staff of four others. Of note, they met face-to-face with the Ontario Energy Minister, the Honourable Glenn Thibeault and the opposition critics for Environment and Climate Change: Ted Arnott (Progressive Conservative of Ontario) and Peter Tabuns (New Democratic…
March 20, 2017March 20, 2017Read more
Frankly, Canada’s current carbon price of $50 per tonne by 2022 won’t be enough to meet Canada’s goal of reducing emissions to 30% below 2005 levels by 2030. As well, this goal is woefully inadequate. If every country adopted Canada’s targets, this would not keep warming below 2oC,…