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Environment committee   species are disappearing from many areas, and replacing them are common weedy species. The consequence is that, from place to place, groups of species look more and more like each other. The distinctiveness of biological regions is declining. I have not yet discussed climate change

June 17th, 2019Committee meeting

Professor Jeremy Kerr

Environment committee   something like 15,000 papers assembled by 150 scientists and subject to intensive peer review. The authority of the UN process is very special. We already have this through the International Panel on Climate Change, the IPCC, which is a very similar body. It means that the results

June 17th, 2019Committee meeting

Dr. Justina Ray

Environment committee   that we have this emergency, that climate change and nature are interconnected, and that the emergency is mutually reinforcing. We need to recognize better that conservation action helps to tackle climate change and that climate action can help to reverse biodiversity loss. Setting

June 17th, 2019Committee meeting

Alison Woodley

Environment committee  ” is having net positive effects on all biodiversity and ecosystem services—all of nature and what nature does for people. The global assessment is very clear that as far as environmental problems go, climate change is large, yet only the tip of the iceberg. What that means is that if we

June 17th, 2019Committee meeting

Professor Kai Chan

Environment committee   into water at active mine sites. Environment and Climate Change Canada and Fisheries and Oceans Canada determine whether a natural water body can be used to store waste from mines. We found that the departments adequately reviewed storage options, consulted local and indigenous

June 10th, 2019Committee meeting

Julie Gelfand

Environment committee   context on the role of forest management in supporting disaster mitigation and adaptation in the face of climate change. FPAC provides a voice for Canada's wood, pulp and paper producers nationally and internationally in government, trade and environmental affairs. Let me give you

June 3rd, 2019Committee meeting

Kate Lindsay

Environment committee   proper planning and adaptation. Quinte Conservation developed a climate change strategy in 2016, recognizing the reality of extreme weather events related to flooding, drought and an increase in intense rainfall. Several action items have been developed with the aim of meeting our

June 3rd, 2019Committee meeting

Bradley McNevin

Environment committee   in a healthy manner. If you get anything less than that, particularly when we see climate change advancing, forests will feel the effects of climate change. They won't be able to adapt as readily to climate change. You need to have that large, healthy, contiguous, diverse forest in order

June 3rd, 2019Committee meeting

Rob Keen

Environment committee  I have to do a speech on climate change in about 10 minutes. I have a question that I'll open up to the floor. There are a couple of aspects I want to talk about. One is the nature deficit disorder and the potential impact it has on whether youth today care or don't care about

June 17th, 2019Committee meeting

Wayne StetskiNDP

Environment committee  I want to address that first, because I was referring to the loss of connection as having a bearing on the urgency of the issue. Climate change is much more immediately felt by the general population and it has been more successful in drawing media attention and people's concern

June 17th, 2019Committee meeting

Dr. Justina Ray

Environment committee   agreements in the NWT, that if we fragment caribou habitat below a third, we lose them, period. So the opportunity to get a twofer by protecting carbon in these two places and protecting caribou is fantastic. It's a really important climate change mitigation or avoidance strategy

June 17th, 2019Committee meeting

Harvey Locke

Environment committee  Three years ago our CEO went coast to coast in this country with the message that climate change is a clear and present danger, and that whereas there is a national conversation around mitigating future risk, most Canadians are not connecting the dots and realizing that it's

June 3rd, 2019Committee meeting

Craig Stewart

Environment committee   as one of four pillars of the pan-Canadian framework on clean growth and climate change. Although we requested in 2016 that this plan deal comprehensively with flooding and made a thorough multi-partner submission to this effect, it does not do so. Second, Canada has a new all

June 3rd, 2019Committee meeting

Craig Stewart

Environment committee  Okay, sure. Here's my question. When the government announced its pan-Canadian framework on clean growth and climate change in October of 2016, it also announced the price, starting at $10 a tonne and moving to $50 a tonne by 2022. The assumption at the time

June 12th, 2019Committee meeting

Michael ChongConservative

Environment committee  When we were doing our study on climate change, we heard from farmers and people in the agriculture industry that there are certainly some reductions in carbon costs to them, but there were also other activities—such as drying grain, for example—that required a different kind

June 12th, 2019Committee meeting

Wayne StetskiNDP