Date: 2018/04/20 -- Category/Categories: COP 21, Kinder Morgan, Parliament, Question Period

Elizabeth May Mr. Speaker, the warnings of climate scientists are becoming increasingly urgent and worrying. The most recent, days ago, was that the world was watching the weakening of the Gulf Stream ocean currents, with potentially catastrophic impacts. The scientists are warning that we must reduce greenhouse gases far more rapidly than our current commitments. ...

Date: 2018/02/01 -- Category/Categories: Adjournment Proceedings, Climate Change, COP 21, COP 23, Parliament

Elizabeth May Madam Speaker, I rise tonight at adjournment proceedings to review a question and a response I received on October 4, 2017. It relates to the challenge of climate change. My question was for the Prime Minister. The Prime Minister did rise and provide a response, but it was not entirely to the point ...

Date: 2018/01/16 -- Category/Categories: Climate Change, COP 21, Press Releases, Publications

January 16, 2018 (OTTAWA) — The Liberal government is weakening the national carbon pricing system to give breaks to Canada’s major greenhouse gas (GHG) emitters. “Reducing the responsibility of the biggest polluters is simply irresponsible,” said Elizabeth May. “The Pan-Canadian Framework, negotiated by the federal government with the provinces and territories, is already weak. It is ...

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...

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