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CBC News May 20, 2015 Margo McDiarmid, Environment Reporter Canada may need international emissions credits to offset increasing emissions from oilsands Greenhouse gas emissions from increasing oilsands production will rise faster than Canada’s ability to curb them, the federal government was warned before new emissions reduction targets were announced last week. Cabinet documents obtained by […]
by Louise Comeau Daffodils weren’t the only things blooming this May long weekend. New commitments to protecting the climate are blossoming all across the country. On May 15, the federal government announced its contribution to the United Nations negotiations on a new global climate treaty, with a national target to cut climate altering pollution 30 […]
Premiers, under the auspices of the Council of the Federation, will meet in Ottawa January 30, 2015. We need premiers to make climate protection a priority for this meeting and meetings scheduled for April 14, 2015 in Quebec City and this summer in Newfoundland. Any discussion of a Canadian energy strategy must be informed by […]
Press Release For immediate release Lima, 12 December 2014 – Days before the start of the Lima Conference on climate change (COP20), UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged Canada to become more ambitious and visionary on the global fight against climate change. The government’s current actions in Lima do not bring us anywhere close […]
“The scientific case for prioritizing action on climate change is clearer than ever. We have little time before the window of opportunity to stay within 2ºC of warming closes. To keep a good chance of staying below 2ºC, and at manageable costs, our emissions should drop by 40 to 70 percent globally between 2010 and […]