The Monitor, November/December 2015

Canada and Climate Change
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November 1, 2015
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There is a new government in Ottawa, led by a party that promised, during the long election campaign, to provide national leadership on climate change, put a price on carbon and work with the provinces to lower emissions.

As Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau prepares to attend important international climate talks in Paris this month, the Monitor looks at the state of play of climate and energy policy in Canada and its global context. The CCPA is "concerned with ‘the good life,’ not technical fixes that leave social and economic wealth inequality in place,” writes guest editor Marc Lee in his introduction. “A just and sustainable 21st century is possible, but we are going to have to work for it, together.”

Here is a sample of what you will find inside this issue:

Cover illustration by Guillermo Trejo