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Environment/Climate Change

July 2, 2009

A new report states the lack of a clear leader among the ranked nations and while Germany has slightly improved, countries such as Canada and Russia have completely failed the test.

June 4, 2009

The best way to reduce the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere is not to put them there in the first place.

June 2, 2009

Tri-national Statement Responds to Industry Pledge to Commercialize GE Wheat

May 3, 2009

40% cut to park ranger staff shows lack of environmental commitment.

April 29, 2009

'I'm concerned about what this may foreshadow for other parts of the public service after the election. - BCGEU president Darryl Walker.'

April 23, 2009

The latest emissions calculations are now in for 2007 and Canada has exceed their Kyoto target by 34.2%. By 2012 Canada has committed to meet a Kyoto target of 556.5 Mt of greenhouse gas emissions, but since 1990 has risen steadily topping 747 Mt in 2007.

April 21, 2009

To draw attention to the Bonn meetings in June, the Climate Action Network - Canada is turning up the heat on the KYOTOPlus campaign.

April 20, 2009

Green jobs are good jobs. Green jobs benefit the environment. Green jobs will prepare Canada for a strong economic future.

April 3, 2009

Cool Comforts: Bargaining for our survival is available through the National Union office.

April 2, 2009

'Three of four parties paid attention to all the recent science, the growing international consensus and the clear call by Canadians for bold action on climate change.'