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This month, the federal Senate killed a progressive climate change bill without even bothering to debate it.
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Conservative government plans to cut the only major renewable energy support program, funding for Canada’s climate science foundation, etc.
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ECO 2, COP 16, English Version
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#1 - Canada
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For Canada’s Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, the solution surely seemed obvious:...
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Many parties commented in the COP plenary about this year’s record temperatures and extreme weather events. This comes as ECO reflects on the Royal Society’s recent treatise on a rapidly warming +4 degree world . . . the kind of world resulting from a lack of ambition. The need for dramatic action on mitigation has never been so clear.