Date: 2016/04/22 -- Category/Categories: COP 21, Press Releases

(OTTAWA) April 22, 2016 - Green Parties around the world stand united in our commitment to addressing climate change and implementing the Paris Agreement with its undertaking to constrain global temperature increase to well below 2°C and pursuing efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5°C. We recognize that, in order to succeed, global emissions will ...

Date: 2016/04/21 -- Category/Categories: COP 21, Question Period

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, I thank the Prime Minister for his leadership in Paris and for attending the upcoming Earth Day signing at the United Nations. However, our current target does not reflect that leadership. Our current target does not meet the climate urgency and emergency situation we face. It is still the weakest target ...

Date: 2016/03/04 -- Category/Categories: COP 21, Press Releases

(OTTAWA) March 3, 2016 – Following today’s meeting between the Premiers and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the Green Party of Canada calls on the federal government to deliver stronger climate targets to meet its Paris Agreement commitments. “I congratulate the Premiers and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on making progress towards a pan-Canadian framework for clean growth and climate ...

Date: 2016/03/02 -- Category/Categories: COP 21, Press Releases

(OTTAWA) March 2, 2016 – The clock is ticking for the Liberal government to live up to its climate action promises, said Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands). Ms. May and the Green Party of Canada are urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to follow through on his campaign commitment ...

Date: 2016/03/01 -- Category/Categories: Articles by Elizabeth, COP 21

So much carbon; so little time. It is true globally and it is true for Canada. From Canada’s early entry as a climate action leader – hosting the world’s first international scientific climate conference in 1988 – until today, most governments have played for time. Stalling tactics and procrastination, two steps forward and one step back, have ...

Date: 2016/02/27 -- Category/Categories: COP 21, In the News

By Christopher Majka February 27, 2016 Source: rabble.ca Elizabeth May is once again alone. For a period of almost two years she was joined on the Green Party parliamentary benches in Ottawa by former New Democrat and former independent MP Bruce Hyer. However, Hyer lost his seat in the 2015 election leaving the MP for ...

Date: 2016/02/24 -- Category/Categories: COP 21, Press Releases

(OTTAWA) February 24, 2016 – The Green Party of Canada supports a coalition of environmental groups across North America calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to implement an evidence-based climate test for all energy projects and policies under federal review. “A climate test means the National Energy Board and policymakers can judge new pipelines for what ...

Date: 2016/02/17 -- Category/Categories: COP 21, Question Period

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, my question is for the Prime Minister. All of us in the House are proud of the progressive role Canada played in concluding the agreement in Paris last year. The Paris agreement will be open for signing at the United Nations headquarters this spring on Earth Day. My question to the ...

Date: 2016/01/14 -- Category/Categories: Articles by Elizabeth, COP 21

It is the day after the tumultuous conclusion of the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). In many ways it was not the conclusion of a two-week conference, nor even of the four year Durban Process that emerged from the ashes of the disastrous 2009 ...

Date: 2016/01/14 -- Category/Categories: Articles by Elizabeth, COP 21, Island Tides

In the election campaign the Trudeau Liberals’ climate platform lacked any commitment to specific targets and lacked any climate plan. They pledged to end all fossil fuel subsidies and to put a price on carbon as well as promising to dispatch newly elected Prime Minister Trudeau to the climate negotiations in Paris (COP21) and to ...

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