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Environment/Climate Change

November 5, 2009

What do the November UN climate meetings bode for the Copenhagen summit?

November 3, 2009

Plug-ins and battery-powered vehicles will get special carpool, parking and recharging perks.

October 28, 2009

Federal Environment Minister Jim Prentice no longer plans to unveil an outline for regulations for Canada’s greenhouse gas pollution before December’s UN climate summit in Copenhagen.

October 23, 2009

On October 21, Conservative and Liberal MPs joined forces to delay passage of Bill C-311, the Copenhagen Climate Bill.

October 7, 2009

Among developed nations, Canada will now stand alone in Copenhagen blocking global progress.

October 5, 2009

'It means that they're not really interested in the perspectives of Canadian environmental groups and faith-based groups and labour unions and indigenous organizations and youth groups on this issue.'

October 2, 2009

At the UN climate negotiations in Bangkok Canada wins the first place Fossil of the Day award

September 30, 2009

'To matter, Canada has to actually punch above its weight, not just say it does. The U.S. can just show up and be listened to. So can China. Canada has to do much more.'

September 23, 2009

Environment Minister Jim Prentice represents Canada while Harper skips out to pay a courtesy call on New York Mayor Bloomberg

September 17, 2009

KYOTOplus is a mere 13 MP endorsements away from a majority in parliament