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Enormity of climate change challenges also provide great opportunities

Applying clean-tech to our natural resources is Canada’s unique opportunity. Climate change makes it imperative.

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It’s not good: The prevailing climate consensus is that the world should aim to hold the average world surface temperature to an increase of no more than two degrees Celsius by 2100. But without significant new measures, the average surface temperature increase in 2100 is more likely to be in the 3.7-4.8 degrees range, the IPCC warns, with catastrophic impacts likely well before then.

 

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Enormity of climate change challenges also provide great opportunities

Applying clean-tech to our natural resources is Canada’s unique opportunity. Climate change makes it imperative.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
It’s not good: The prevailing climate consensus is that the world should aim to hold the average world surface temperature to an increase of no more than two degrees Celsius by 2100. But without significant new measures, the average surface temperature increase in 2100 is more likely to be in the 3.7-4.8 degrees range, the IPCC warns, with catastrophic impacts likely well before then.

 

  

Parliamentary Calendar
Saturday, March 28, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Broadbent Institute Progress Summit 2015 - Day 2 panels March 27, 2015

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Workers' Action Centre coordinator Deena Ladd, Working Families Party co-chair Bob Master, CCPA-Ontario economist Kaylie Tiessen and Canadian Labour Congress political action director Nathan Rotman on a panel discussing "why unions can lead the progressive fight."

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Workers' Action Centre coordinator Deena Ladd

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Working Families party co-chair Bob Master

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Brian Topp and David Akin

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The packed room at the "Fighting the Frame: How Progressives Can Win Back the Debate" panel discussion.

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Summa Strategies' Tim Powers.

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Tasha Kheiriddin and Tim Powers.

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David Akin and Anna Greenberg.

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The NDP's Rebecca Blaikie and Anne McGrath.

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde spoke about Canada's relationship with Indigenous people

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Feminist Frequency founder Anita Sarkeesian spoke about feminism 3.0 and online harassment.

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The Hill Times photograph by Bea Vongdouangchanh
Indigenous rights activist and instructor at University of Winnipeg Leah Gazan
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Quebec activist Dalila Awada

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