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Message to Brad Wall – Border Tax Adjustments Are the Solution

Message to Brad Wall – Border Tax Adjustments Are the Solution

Following the recent First Ministers’ Meeting and the launch of Canada’s climate action plan, Citizens’ Climate Lobby, led by National Director Cathy Orlando, issued this Media Release on December 12. (Source: CCL Canada Website).  On Friday, December 9, 2016, the Pan-Canadian Plan on Clean Growth and  Climate was signed by all Premiers at the First Minister’s Meeting (FMM) except […]

If You’re In A Hole, Just Stop Digging

If You’re In A Hole, Just Stop Digging

If you’re in a hole, stop digging, is the phrase that best summarizes the ominous message of The Sky’s Limit, the Oil Change International (OIC) report released in September. I, and dozens of Citizens’ Climate Lobby colleagues, will convey that same message to Members of Parliament and Senators when we lobby on Parliament Hill in Ottawa in the coming days. […]

Canada’s Carbon Pricing – A Dangerous Policy, A Beautiful Policy

Canada’s Carbon Pricing – A Dangerous Policy, A Beautiful Policy

I’m pleased to welcome Caterina Lindman as a contributor to BoomerWarrior.Org. This post is an OpEd which was published in TheRecord.Com (Waterloo Region Record online newspaper). Caterina explores the best and the worst of Canada’s new carbon pricing policy. She calls it a dangerous policy, a beautiful policy. The following graphic shows the daunting task Canada faces to […]

Why I Lobby Members of Parliament

Why I Lobby Members of Parliament

I’m a climate activist. I spend hours every day working on climate issues – writing letters to editors, publishing posts on BoomerWarrior.Org and social media. As a member of Citizens’ Climate Lobby Canada, 350 Ottawa and Climate Reality Canada, I attend meetings, functions and organized events and protests. My goal is to reduce climate unawareness and […]

Guidelines for Canada’s Carbon Pricing Policy

Guidelines for Canada’s Carbon Pricing Policy

Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) advocates for a national carbon pricing policy for Canada. The preferred pricing mechanism is Carbon Fee and Dividend. Fee and Dividend is revenue-neutral, politically astute, efficient and easy to administer. The following Laser Talk —  Guidelines for Canada’s Carbon Pricing Policy —  has been drafted to share with politicians and their office staff as […]

Carbon Fee and Dividend – Best for Lower and Middle Income

Carbon Fee and Dividend – Best for Lower and Middle Income

There are two very important election campaigns going on in North America at this time. Canadians will go to the polls on October 19 to choose their next government. Americans are just now entering their long electoral process culminating in November of 2016 when a new President will be chosen. Climate change and pricing carbon […]

Oil Industry CEOs MIA on Climate

Oil Industry CEOs MIA on Climate

This blog post is a follow-up to a recent letter campaign I undertook with a group of CEOs in the Canadian Oil Industry. The title of this piece, Oil Industry CEOs MIA on Climate is the product of this letter campaign. Why are they MIA, missing in action on climate change? Letter to Canadian Fossil Fuel […]

Carbon Fee and Dividend. Its Time Has Come

Carbon Fee and Dividend. Its Time Has Come

There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is an idea whose time has come. According to Joseph Stiglitz, the world-renowned global economist and Columbia University professor, putting a price on carbon is a no-brainer. “I believe that over the long run we will have to have a carbon tax, […]

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