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Delivering clean air and a strong economy for Canadians; Notley slams new Federal emission targets as ‘fantasy’

News Release Delivering clean air and a strong economy for Canadians VANCOUVER — Canadians have been clear about what they want: clean air and good jobs, a healthy environment, and a strong economy. Today, the Government of Canada delivered a plan that outlines the next steps to continue delivering on those priorities for everyone.The Prime … Continue reading

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Philippines

President Duterte calls for accountability on effects of climate change

PRRD calls for accountability on effects of climate change By EJ Roque  MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Friday called for accountability on the global effects of climate change. “The Philippines joined the global consensus to fight climate change. We hope that this consensus would hold and real action be undertaken, … Continue reading

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Greenpeace statement on French President François Hollande’s State Visit to the Philippines

News Release Greenpeace statement on French President François Hollande’s State Visit to the Philippines Manila — French President François Hollande’s visit to Manila is seen as doubly historic.  This is the first time that a French Head of State will visit the Philippines and will have climate change as his main agenda to drum up support … Continue reading

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Alberta arming communities to fight climate change

News Release Alberta arming communities to fight climate change The Municipal Climate Change Action Centre’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and support local energy efficiency initiatives are getting a boost from the Alberta government. The Centre is a one-stop shop that provides tools and resources to help Alberta municipalities through education, technical assistance and … Continue reading

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Climate Walkers reach Albay Province, the “climate change capital” of the Philippines

NEWS RELEASE Climate Walkers reach Albay Province, the “climate change capital” of the Philippines   Legazpi City, Philippines – Today, over a thousand people participated in the Albay leg of the “People’s Walk for Climate Justice”. Albay Governor Joey Salceda welcomed the group who have walked a distance of 500 kilometers and are now more than … Continue reading

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40-day Climate Walk to Tacloban kicks off in Luneta

NEWS RELEASE 40-day Climate Walk to Tacloban kicks off in Luneta  MANILA, Philippines — Climate change advocates from various sectors urged world governments to “walk their climate talk” as they launched the Climate Walk, dubbed as “A People’s Walk for Climate Justice.” From the starting point at “Kilometer Zero” in Rizal Park, Manila, the groups will … Continue reading

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Mayor Iveson to speak at international climate change conference

News Release Mayor Iveson to speak at international climate change conference The City of Edmonton and the Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC) are hosting ZERO 2014: a conference for a low carbon future on April 15-17, 2014. ZERO 2014 at the Shaw Conference Centre will bring together international leaders from science, policy, clean … Continue reading