Right now, we have a piecemeal approach to our climate change policies, rather than a comprehensive and coherent plan.
The NDP is the only party to introduce legislation that would require the government to set science-based targets for emissions reductions.
Canadians, on average, flush more potable water down the toilet every day than many people in the world have access to in a week.
Compounding the international repercussions of the government’s domestic environment policies is its poor performance at international environmental negotiations.
The next stage of international climate change negotiations is quickly approaching and will take place this December in Durban, South Africa. Climate change experts and activists around the world hope that these negotiations will lay the foundation for a long-term international plan to avoid catastrophic climate change, with a comprehensive agreement being met at a later date.