Date: 2015/12/13 -- Category/Categories: COP 21, In the News

By Michael D. Reid December 13, 2015 Publication source: Times Colonist The 195 nations that reached a climate agreement on Saturday in Paris have moved the world closer to a solution to global warming, say local politicians and activists. “It’s not a perfect agreement, but thank God we got it,” said federal Green Party Leader ...

Date: 2015/12/12 -- Category/Categories: COP 21, In the News

By Keith Vass December 12, 2015 Publication source: CHEK News It is being hailed as a historic moment. After two weeks of negotiations, the United Nations Paris Conference on Climate Change has ended with an agreement. World leaders are lauding its goal of limiting global warming to a 1.5 degree increase over pre-industrial average temperatures, a result ...

Date: 2015/12/01 -- Category/Categories: COP 21, In the News

By Tess van Straaten November 30, 2015 Publication source: CHEK News World leaders from almost 150 nations gathered in Paris on Monday, for the start of a historic United Nations climate conference. Close to 200 countries are taking part in total, hoping to hammer out a global deal on reducing carbon emissions. It’s the first ...

Date: 2015/11/30 -- Category/Categories: COP 21, In the News

By Mike Lloyd and Sonia Aslam November 30, 2015 Publication source: News 1130 PARIS (NEWS 1130) – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has joined 150 other world leaders to kick off two weeks of high-level, high-stakes climate talks in Paris, poised to push Canada back into a leadership role when it comes to global problem-solving. Or ...

Date: 2015/11/30 -- Category/Categories: COP 21, In the News

By Carol Linnitt November 30, 2015 Publication source: Desmog Blog As the COP21 climate talks get underway in Paris, Canada is enjoying a newfound place in the international spotlight. Canada announced today it will contribute $30 million to finance climate projects in the world’s least developed countries as part of a larger $2.65 billion pledge that ...

Date: 2015/11/30 -- Category/Categories: COP 21, In the News

November 30, 2015 Publication source: The Elephant Podcast Nearly 150 world leaders have assembled here in Paris for the start of COP 21, the UN climate summit. And whatever may come out of it over the course of the next two weeks, it’s hard to overstate the crucial importance of this year’s conference. ​ Elizabeth ...

Date: 2015/11/30 -- Category/Categories: COP 21, In the News, Publications

November 29, 2015 Publication source: The West Block The treaty that comes out of the Paris climate change conference will likely be legally binding, predicted Elizabeth May this weekend, but it is unlikely to contain greenhouse gas reduction targets for individual countries. May, the leader of Canada’s Green Party since 2006, told The West Block‘s Tom ...

Date: 2015/11/30 -- Category/Categories: COP 21, In the News, Publications

By Mychaylo Prystupa November 28, 2015 Publication source: National Observer For Canada to “light the room on fire” at the Paris climate negotiations, Green party leader Elizabeth May says the Trudeau government should re-ratify the Kyoto Protocol to show it’s serious once again about climate action. “Signalling that we’re going to go back into Kyoto ...

Date: 2015/11/25 -- Category/Categories: In the News, Publications

November 23, 2015 Publication source: iPolitics Prime Minister Justin Trudeau should cancel 49 “future appointments” and early appointment renewals left behind by former Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s government and introduce a transparent new appointments process, says NDP ethics critic Alexandre Boulerice. “They have to look at the possibility of overturning those nominations,” Boulerice said in ...

Date: 2015/11/23 -- Category/Categories: In the News

November 4, 2015 Publication source: Epoch Times OTTAWA—Keystone XL is dead! Long live Energy East! Like a game of pipeline whack-a-mole, a bid by TransCanada Corp. to suspend its controversial north-south Keystone XL pipeline proposal has elevated the west-east Energy East pipeline plan to the top of Canada’s political agenda. “With Keystone now delayed, even ...

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