by: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives | Press Release |Posted January 26, 2017 For Immediate Release January 25, 2017 Contact: Kerri-Anne Finn, CCPA Director of Communications Tel: 613-563-1341 x306 Canada responsible for ballooning greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuel exports: new study OTTAWA —The amount of
“As the human population continues to grow and consumerism shows no signs of abating, the technosphere expands, causing pollution, contamination and resource depletion, further upsetting the delicate natural balance that keeps our planet habitable for humans and other life forms,” writes award-winning environmentalist David Suzuki.
Canadian environmentalist David Suzuki: “The environment and climate would benefit substantially if more people gave up or at least cut down on meat and animal products”.
Hillary Clinton’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline is bad news for U.S. Republicans, Alberta tar sands profiteers, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau.
Canadian environmentalists are demanding a complete overhaul of the National Energy Board, the federal board tasked with approving major energy and tar sands pipeline energy projects. They accuse the NEB of conflict of interest and deliberate suppression free speech.
By excluding climate change from the forthcoming review of the proposed Energy East project, the NEB is prioritizing Big oil’s anti-environment interests.
Canada’s best interests weren’t represented at the recent COP20 climate conference in Peru, argues Leehi Yona, a Canadian youth delegate recently named one of Canada’s top environmentalist under 25.
In Parliament today, PM Stephen Harper said “it would be crazy economic policy” to regulate the Canadian oil and gas industry’s greenhouse gas emissions.