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It’s time to do something about global warming, now

The environmental consequences of inaction are potentially disastrous, but so are the implications for sustainable global economic and social development.

Photograph by Jake Wright, The Hill Times
Just do something: Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver, and Environment Minister Peter Kent, pictured in this file photo at a Senate Energy Committee meeting on Parliament Hill. Philip Andrew Martin says urgent action is needed by leading countries to create, apply, and demonstrate new mechanisms for environmental sustainability, including adaptation strategies, for a warming planet.

 

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It’s time to do something about global warming, now

The environmental consequences of inaction are potentially disastrous, but so are the implications for sustainable global economic and social development.

Photograph by Jake Wright, The Hill Times
Just do something: Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver, and Environment Minister Peter Kent, pictured in this file photo at a Senate Energy Committee meeting on Parliament Hill. Philip Andrew Martin says urgent action is needed by leading countries to create, apply, and demonstrate new mechanisms for environmental sustainability, including adaptation strategies, for a warming planet.

 

  
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Thursday, May 7, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Press Freedom Advocates Look Back on a Bloody Year May 4, 2015

The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The Château Laurier was filled with journalists and press freedom advocates Thursday, April 30.
The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Don Newman moderated the luncheon again this year.
The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The Globe and Mail's Shawn McCarthy, Canada Council of the Arts' Simon Brault, and AP's Kathy Gannon, accepting the 17th annual Canadian World Press Freedom Award.
The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
AP reporter Kathy Gannon giving a speech about what press freedom means to her, during the luncheon.
The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
University of Ottawa's Anne McIlroy, Free the Children's Shelley Page, and Maclean's Sue Allan.
The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
University of Ottawa professor Tolga Yalkin, and Global News' Jacques Bourbeau.
Courtesy of the Canadian Committee for World Press Freedom
First place cartoon in the international cartoon competition, Signe Wilkinson.
Courtesy of the Canadian Committee for World Press Freedom
Second place cartoon in the international cartoon competition, Elchicotriste.
Courtesy of the Canadian Committee for World Press Freedom
Third place cartoon in the international cartoon competition, Ebrahim Ghanei.
The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
House Speaker's D.Comms Heather Bradley, Andrew House, and Chris Day.
The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Earnscliffe's Geoff Norquay and Hugh Scott from RX&D.
The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Kristie Jones and Katie Tenenhouse of Reporters Without Borders.
The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Mohamed Fahmy joined the celebrations via video message.

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