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Environment/Climate Change

April 22, 2008

Happy Earth Day Ontario!

Media Release from the Canadian Environmental Law Association

April 22, 2008

Happy Earth Day Ontario!

Media Release from the Canadian Environmental Law Association

April 9, 2008

Youth and climate change activists across the country are trying to stop the government from killing the Climate Change Accountability Act, Bill C-377. Endless hours of conservative filibustering have driven the committee meetings into the wee hours.

March 20, 2008

Friends of the Earth Canada continues with litigation to hold the Canadian government accountable for inaction on the Kyoto Protocol.

March 7, 2008

Revitalizing our manufacturing sector, driving green building, promoting safer chemicals and realizing the economic benefits of global warming are all pieces of the just transition puzzle.

January 2, 2008

The KYOTOplus pledge is part of a national global warming petition campaign launched on Parliament Hill by a broad collective of environmental and public interest organizations.

August 7, 2007

CAW delegates, this August 2007, unanimously endorsed the policy paper 'Climate Change and Our Jobs: Finding the Right Balance'. This endorsement announces a full commitment from the CAW to the fight against climate change.

July 26, 2007

58% initial return rate reported but new initiative is not as green as many citizens think

July 18, 2007

The National Union endorses Friends of the Earth and Sierra Legal's court challenge of the Conservative government's inaction on climate change. With the real possibility of not meeting Kyoto targets, Canadians risk failure on the international stage and meeting our environmental responsibilities.

June 8, 2007

The G-8 club of industrialized countries comes to a general agreement to cut their emissions 50% by 2050, compared to 1990 levels. The US insists China and India come on-board for the successor agreement to Kyoto.