Here is an extract from the CBC comparison of the climate change platforms for the 2022 election. Read the full report here. The next government’s climate change plan will impact every aspect of Canadians’ lives, public policy researchers say. Climate change impacts such as wildfires, extreme heat and drought are already affecting Canadians in concrete … Read more
Here is an excerpt from Ecojustice’s assessment of the major party’s platform with respect to climate and the environment published on September 7. If you have not already voted, then please read their full report here. The 2021 federal election is an opportunity for Canadians to elect the federal government they believe can chart a … Read more
362 people registered for the Peterborough Candidates debate on the Environment held on September 8, and 220 attended. This level of attendance indicates the importance that local citizens place on the environment. All four candidates from the parties who were selected by the federal debate commission participated. For those who missed the event live, here … Read more
Here is a an extract from Mark Jaccard’s analysis of the party climate platforms. Canadian voters want to elect climate sincere politicians but identifying them isn’t easy, especially as each party touts the merits of its climate plan. So non-partisan experts like me try to help by assessing climate plans, a task I’ve performed for … Read more
Originally Published September 3, 2021 in the Peterborough Examiner The most alarming story to come out this summer is not the continuing pandemic or the tragedy in Afghanistan. As serious as these problems are, the biggest story is the recognition of how quickly climate chaos has descended upon us. We need look no further than … Read more
Climate change in Canada: what we must do The chart below gives the principal climate policies of the main federal parties. Canada’s prairies are experiencing severe droughts, much of our forests are burning and Arctic ice is melting. UN scientists say serious climate change is happening now, and we must take these actions. We must … Read more
Here is a summary of the voting records and platforms of the political parties as compiled by Citizens Climate Lobby. Visit the CCL website for more details. Naturally they focus on the issues related to pricing carbon. Click here for more articles on the federal election in the 4RG web site.