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Report on climate change impacts in Canada demands urgent action

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Ottawa, ON: April 2, 2019Citizens for Public Justice (CPJ) has long advocated for Canadian climate and energy policy that aligns with the Paris temperature goals. Central to a plan to meet and exceed emissions reductions of 30 per cent of 2005 levels by 2030 is the amplification of the federal carbon pricing commitment, follow-through on the promise to end fossil fuel subsidies, and a reallocation of funds towards renewable energy and efficiency measures.

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Making the big shift and getting to zero

We don’t have much time. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) November report, we have just over a decade to take drastic action and keep global temperatures below a  1.5 C increase.

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Asylum funds allocated poorly, advocates say

The Catholic Register

Citizens for Public Justice (CPJ) also objects to the government’s new strategy because it “would further limit the welcoming nature they claim Canada is proud of.”

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