“To call this legislation a breakthrough is an understatement,” says Citizens’ Climate Lobby Executive Director Mark Reynolds in a press release. "It goes further than any national policy to date, creating over 2 million new jobs, lowering health care costs,...
The Death of the Tar Sands - When one looks at the history of the Tar Sands and the Harper Government's energy strategy for Canada (focused almost entirely on the expansion of fossil fuels) the Death of the Tar...
We the people of this planet demand a price on carbon pollution. We are all paying for carbon pollution. We’re paying for it in dollars, in lives, in livelihoods, and in every way imaginable, and the truth is, we simply...
In a recent (May 16) piece written for the Citizens' Climate Lobby (Canada), James Hansen compares two carbon pricing mechanisms: Cap and Trade and Carbon Fee and Dividend. He believes that Canada is well poised to become a world carbon...
Canada and many jurisdictions around the world have committed to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 or before. But is the setting of climate targets, decades into the future, not just another spin on climate action—an abdication of the climate...
Call it a war among friends. This is an argument about climate change that is getting louder in recent days. It’s not the dreary battle between those who respect climate science and those who deny, facts be damned. No,...
Public opinion on climate change has shifted. Politicians who continue to ignore this issue do so at their own peril. In this post-Paris Agreement era, the climate and the ballot booth must go together. The climate may very well...
Most Canadians are worried about the climate. According to a recent survey, nearly 66% see climate as the top priority in this fall's election. But sadly half of those surveyed would not pay out more than $100 per year...
As a member of Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada, I'm featuring the CCL September media packet designed to assist members in their conversations and messaging around carbon pricing. The Pope's climate mission began with the release of the Encyclical and will culminate in Paris...
From October 21-24, 2017, Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) Canada members will be in Ottawa lobbying their MPs and Senators. We will present 5 simple steps to improve Canada’s carbon pricing policy. Below2°C's Ken Johnson and Rolly Montpellier will be...