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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
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. In light of this reality, the 14 recommendations submitted by...
Actualité - 23 April 2020 - Tag : Climate change, Federal budget
   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
To limit the impacts of the climate crisis, 2020 will be a pivotal year for both Quebec and Canada. It marks the beginning of a decade of transition, which must culminate in 2030 with a halving of our greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
Actualité - 26 February 2020 - Tag : Climate change, federal and provincial budgets
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
On April 2, Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) tabled a report on Canada’s changing climate. The effects of climate change can seem abstract and far off, but that is not the case in this country. Canada is already seeing its climate change. And according to the report, these changes are only unfortunately just beginning, and their effects will only become more...
Actualité - 30 May 2019 - Tag : Climate change, Youth