Date: 2016/10/04 -- Category/Categories: COP 21

Mr. Speaker, I thank all members of the House for participating in this important discussion and debate on the Paris agreement. Obviously, the Paris agreement is a historic one. According to Laurent Fabius, president of COP21, the agreement is “fair, sustainable, dynamic, balanced and legally binding”. François Hollande, the President of France, said, “It is ...

Date: 2016/10/04 -- Category/Categories: COP 21, Debate

Mr. Speaker, to the hon. Prime Minister, a deep vote of appreciation for the leadership Canada showed in Paris. I was there. I have been at many previous conferences of the parties, one led by our Minister of Foreign Affairs. The last good conference of the parties that actually achieved anything was in 2005, in ...

Date: 2016/10/03 -- Category/Categories: COP 21, Press Releases

(OTTAWA) October 3, 2016 - The Green Party of Canada released the following statement in response to a national carbon pricing plan: “I commend the Trudeau administration for being first to implement a national carbon pricing plan, but $10/tonne is too low to be taken seriously. I remain perplexed as to why this administration refuses to ...

Date: 2016/10/03 -- Category/Categories: COP 21, In the News

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Date: 2016/09/28 -- Category/Categories: COP 21

(OTTAWA) September 28, 2016 - The Green Party of Canada released the following statement in response to the federal government’s approval of a liquified natural gas (LNG) project for Flora Bank/Lelu Island in northern British Columbia: “Even with environmental conditions, the Petronas LNG project will spew 5 megatonnes of carbon dioxide emissions each year,” said Elizabeth ...

Date: 2016/09/19 -- Category/Categories: COP 21, Press Releases

(OTTAWA) September 19, 2016 - The Green Party of Canada released the following statement following the announcement Sunday morning by Environment and Climate Change Minister, the Hon. Catherine McKenna, during an interview on CTV’s Question Period. For the first time, the Minister claimed the former Conservative government’s climate greenhouse gas emissions target – 30% below 2005 ...

Date: 2016/08/31 -- Category/Categories: COP 21, Householders

I recently sent a newsletter to my constituents on the issue of climate change. You can read it here. You can also fill out a survey about climate change policies here. Print this page...

Date: 2016/06/15 -- Category/Categories: Articles by Elizabeth, COP 21

The context of our current challenge in the intertwined imperative for both a strong climate and energy strategy is embedded in former prime minister Stephen Harper’s record. We have lost 10 years. The losses piled up from the minute in spring of 2006 when Harper’s new Conservative minority government cancelled every element of former Liberal ...

Date: 2016/04/25 -- Category/Categories: Articles by Elizabeth, COP 21

I write this from the train heading back from New York to Canada.  The last time I made this trip was September 2014, coming home from the Peoples’ Climate March.  My daughter and I marched with over 400,000 people through the streets of New York, with the explicit goal of encouraging the climate talks to ...

Date: 2016/04/22 -- Category/Categories: COP 21

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