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The Canadian Progressive: Canadian common sense: Fee-and-dividend petition e-297 grabs James Hansen’s attention

In a blog post published Monday, the former NASA scientist applauded petition e-297, a new petition that’s urging the House of Commons to steer Canada away from fossil fuels. The post Canadian common sense: Fee-and-dividend petition e-297 grabs James H… . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Canadian common sense: Fee-and-dividend petition e-297 grabs James Hansen’s attention

350 or bust: Imagine An Era of Low-Carbon Prosperity

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350 or bust: After the hottest year on record, here’s to 2015 being a year of radical climate action.

Happy New Year! * It’s now official – 2014 was the hottest year on record for this blue planet of ours. * * This is the year that science and good climate policy will trump denial and fossil fool intransigence. I’m lucky to live in the largest Canadian province, Ontario, where last summer the newly-re-elected . . . → Read More: 350 or bust: After the hottest year on record, here’s to 2015 being a year of radical climate action.

350 or bust: Climate-Concerned Canadians Travel to Ottawa To Talk Solutions

Keep calm and price carbon. Is it possible to solve the climate crisis without hurting the economy? That is the question that five members of Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) Red Lake were in Ottawa recently to address. They joined Canadians from Vancouver Island to Quebec who traveled to our nation’s capitol last week to learn . . . → Read More: 350 or bust: Climate-Concerned Canadians Travel to Ottawa To Talk Solutions

350 or bust: Canadians Gather for “Carbon Fee Prosperity” Event in Ottawa

Climate-concerned Canadians from across the country are gathered in Ottawa today for the first day of the second annual Citizens’ Climate Lobby national conference and lobbying days. If you are in or around Ottawa and want to learn more about a dynamic, grassroots organization that is working to create the political will for a livable . . . → Read More: 350 or bust: Canadians Gather for “Carbon Fee Prosperity” Event in Ottawa

350 or bust: Carbon Fee Prosperity

We at CCL Canada have been working hard to set up a live webcasting of the Sunday lineup at our second annual conference and lobbying days in Ottawa this weekend, November 22 and 23rd. Keynote speakers at include Michael MacMillan, of Samara Canada and co-author of Tragedy in the Commons, and venture capitalist Tom Rand, . . . → Read More: 350 or bust: Carbon Fee Prosperity

350 or bust: An elegant solution to the climate crisis

It’s TED Talk Tuesday on 350orbust. From TEDx Orange Coast, venture capitalist and scientist Dan Miller shares his passion for working for action on the climate crisis, why we haven’t yet acted, and the simple and elegant solution that would turn the crisis around. “While focusing on a simple solution to help fix climate change, . . . → Read More: 350 or bust: An elegant solution to the climate crisis

350 or bust: Building Momentum For A Price On Carbon

Citizens’ Climate Lobby held its 5th Annual Conference in Washington DC June 22 – 24th. It was my second international CCL conference; at last year’s meeting there were 365 CCLers from across the United States, with a few Canadians thrown in for good measure. This year the number of climate-concerned citizens nearly doubled, with 600 . . . → Read More: 350 or bust: Building Momentum For A Price On Carbon

350 or bust: Get Ready To Dial In For Climate Action

If you live in the United States, and you are concerned about climate change, circle Monday June 23rd on your calendar. From the comfort of your own home, you can support action on climate change and the over 600 climate-concerned citizens who will be on Capitol Hill that day meeting with every congressional office to . . . → Read More: 350 or bust: Get Ready To Dial In For Climate Action

350 or bust: Harper Government In Stark Contrast To President Obama on Climate Policy

* This exchange took place in the Canadian House of Commons yesterday: Mr. Bruce Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North, GP): Mr. Speaker, two of Canada’s greatest challenges are rising CO2 and growing poverty. The Conservative government has not addressed either one. Proposed by the Citizens Climate Lobby, carbon fee and dividend would address both by setting . . . → Read More: 350 or bust: Harper Government In Stark Contrast To President Obama on Climate Policy

350 or bust: New US Economic Study Shows Carbon Tax Refunded to Households Would Create Jobs

As recent reports on the impact of climate change underscore the need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, a new study finds that a tax on carbon can reduce those emissions while also adding jobs to the economy. The study, conducted by Regional Economic Models, Inc., examined a tax on the carbon-dioxide content of fossil fuels. . . . → Read More: 350 or bust: New US Economic Study Shows Carbon Tax Refunded to Households Would Create Jobs

350 or bust: A Republican Talks About Changing The Dialogue On Energy & Climate

For this week’s TED Talk Tuesday, former Republican Congressman Bob Inglis spoke at TEDx Jacksonville earlier this year about energy and climate. Mr. Inglis is now the Executive Director of the Energy and Enterprise Initiative based at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, and is a champion of carbon fee and dividend. * Like to . . . → Read More: 350 or bust: A Republican Talks About Changing The Dialogue On Energy & Climate

350 or bust: Climate Heroes In Washington

The purposes of Citizens Climate Lobby are to create the political will for a stable climate & to empower individuals to have breakthroughs in exercising their personal and political power. From June 22 – 25th, 370 citizen lobbyists from both the U.S. and Canada descended on Washington to learn more about the science of climate . . . → Read More: 350 or bust: Climate Heroes In Washington

Boreal Citizen: From the mouths of Muppets: Why climate solutions are “simply not done”

Last month, while reading and reviewing Too Much Magic, I came across a line in the latter half of the book that really stung: “Not even people who are preoccupied with climate change like to think about it anymore.” It hurts because it’s true. I’m tired, and disheartened by the snail’s pace of climate progress. . . . → Read More: Boreal Citizen: From the mouths of Muppets: Why climate solutions are “simply not done”

350 or bust: Fun at Calgary’s Oil and Bank Towers

I am away from my computer for two weeks, as my husband and I explore more of one of our favourite places in Canada, Newfoundland (AKA “The Rock”). While I’m away 350orbust will be featuring guest writers and some of my favourite columns revisited, as well as some random stuff that I think is important . . . → Read More: 350 or bust: Fun at Calgary’s Oil and Bank Towers