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Petitions: Adopt a comprehensive climate change plan

Posted In:  Climate Change,  General
June 18, 2015

House of Commons Debates, 41st Parl, 2nd Sess, No 234 (18 June 2015) at 15258.

House of Commons Debates, 41st Parl, 2nd Sess, No 234 (18 June 2015) at 15259.



  • Mr. Speaker, today I present six petitions regarding our most pressing environmental issue and perhaps the defining issue of our generation: climate change.

    One petition deals with the science of climate change and five others deal with a few of the projected impacts of climate change, including economic impacts, extreme weather events and rising food prices.

    The petitioners call upon the government to accept the science of climate change, adopt a comprehensive climate change plan and help Canadians adapt.

    Mr. Speaker, I wish a happy summer to everybody.

    Ms. Kirsty Duncan

    Etobicoke North, Lib.

  • [later at 15259]

    Mr. Speaker, I rise today to present three petitions, all of which are from constituents within Saanich—Gulf Islands.

    The first petition calls for an aggressive climate strategy. The petitioners have set out the goals that were once accepted in a piece of legislation passed under the name of my colleague, the member for Thunder Bay—Superior North, calling for a reduction by 2050 of 80% of carbon dioxide levels below those of 1990.

    Ms. Elizabeth May

    Saanich—Gulf Islands, GP

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