November 7, 2016
MARRAKECH, Morocco – The 22nd Conference of Parties (COP22) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), popularly dubbed “the action COP”, will be critical to the implementation agenda for the historic Paris Agreement.
Climate Action Network – Réseau action climat (CAN-Rac) Canada members are on the ground in Marrakech and available to comment as the first week of negotiations unfold.
Canada has ratified the Paris Agreement, which entered into force November 4th, 2016. In order to fulfil its Paris pledge, Canada must commit to earlier ambition on climate action, anchored by a strong pan-Canadian Framework on Climate Change containing built-in accountability mechanisms.
WHAT: Media availability from COP22
WHEN: November 7 – 11, 2016
Catherine Abreu, Executive Director, CAN-Rac Canada
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Faris Ahmed, Policy and Campaigns Director, USC Canada
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Pierre-Phillipe Lortie, International Coalition for Sustainable Aviation
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Dale Marshall, National Program Manager, Environmental Defence Canada
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Kiki Wood, National Director, Canadian Youth Climate Coalition
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WHERE: Marrakech, Morocco
BRIEF: CAN-Rac’s Priorities for Canada at COP22
POLICY: CAN-Rac’s Expectations of the Pan-Canadian Framework on Climate Change + Recommendations for a Canadian Accountability Mechanism
POLICY: Canada, International Climate Finance, and Cooperative Market Mechanisms
CAN-Rac Canada is a coalition of more than 100 organizations from the country that cares about how a changing climate affects people, plants and wildlife. We work to advance solutions to managing our carbon pollution through sustainable and equitable development.