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As the federal government works out its COVID-19 economic recovery, the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) today released seven principles that outline a roadmap for meeting Canada’s 2050 climate commitments while spurring economic resiliency and creating good jobs. Canada’s leading environmental groups, who represent close to two million...
Actualité - 7 July 2020 - Tag : Advocacy, Climate change
SEVEN PRINCIPLES TO ALIGN COVID-19 RECOVERY WITH CANADA’S CLIMATE COMMITMENTS—NEW REPORT SHOWN TO KEY FEDERAL MINISTERS Leading environmental organizations endorse new green recovery guidelines, including strict conditions on oil and gas industry
Communiqué - 6 July 2020 - Tag : Advocacy, Climate change
Commitments by the federal government to exceed Canada’s 2030 goal under the Paris Agreement and set the country on a path to a net-zero emissions future by 2050 present a critical opportunity to ramp up climate ambition and action.
Actualité - 1 June 2020 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change
Commitments by the federal government to exceed Canada’s 2030 goal under the Paris Agreement and set the country on a path to a net-zero emissions future by 2050 present a critical opportunity to ramp up climate ambition and action. This policy brief proposes a framework for a new Canadian Climate Accountability Act that would enshrine these new and ambitious commitments...
Publication - 1 June 2020 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change
   Montreal, April 23, 2020 - Équiterre has submitted a new version of its recommendations for the 2020 federal budget, the release of which had been delayed due to the COVID-19 crisis. The decisions made today to respond to the health, economic and climate crises affecting Canadian society will have significant impacts in the years to come.
Communiqué - 23 April 2020 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change, Federal budget
We all know someone who knows someone who isn’t too concerned about the environment. Every day, we encounter people who don’t realize the extent of the climate crisis we’re facing. It’s especially hard when it’s your father, mother, child, uncle, grandmother, friend or colleague who thinks that they’re doing their part to save the planet by...
Actualité - 26 February 2020 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change
Despite clear and repeated demands from citizens in the street throughout the world in 2019, negotiators at COP25 in Madrid did not respond to the to call for action to address the climate crisis. There were three critical issues that the Parties of the Paris Agreement were working on at COP25:  
Actualité - 17 December 2019 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change
In a brief submitted as part of the Quebec government’s public consultations on its Electrification and Climate Change Plan (ECCP), Équiterre outlined 27 recommendations for addressing the climate crisis.
Actualité - 7 November 2019 - Tag : Climate change, Climate change
Montreal, November 4, 2019 – In a brief submitted as part of the Quebec government’s public consultations on its Electrification and Climate Change Plan (ECCP), Équiterre outlined 27 recommendations for addressing the climate crisis.
Communiqué - 4 November 2019 - Tag : Climate change, Public interventions
UN Secretary-General (UNSG) António Guterres has called on leaders to join him at to the Climate Action Summit in New York on September 23, 2019 to address the climate crisis. Current emissions reductions targets are not ambitious enough to keep planetary warming below 1.5C. Guterres is organizing the summit in an effort to bolster the Paris Agreement on climate change and set...
Actualité - 23 September 2019 - Tag : Climate change, Organization