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Environment committee  , the mining sector right now, huge, huge parts of our Canadian economy that are telling us at this committee, and other places in this Parliament, that climate change is affecting their bottom lines in a negative way, substantially so. I guess my question to you is, is it possible to grow

November 28th, 2006Committee meeting

Nathan CullenNDP

Environment committee   since 1997, and we have been talking about climate change since then. We were told that it was not feasible in the short term, and you're saying that it still will not be feasible by 2012, and that we must have short-, medium- and long-term measures. Do you think

November 28th, 2006Committee meeting

Bernard BigrasBloc

Environment committee   at the percentage changes, both since we started tracking in 1992 and more recently last year, I'm sure you'll agree our performance is good. Similarly, I've talked about our climate change performance before this committee in the past and I think it's also good. There's more detail provided

November 27th, 2006Committee meeting

Gordon Lloyd

Environment committee  Mr. Myers, how critical do you see the issue of climate change being, reflecting on reports by Mr. Stern and others and the comment Mr. Drexhage made about Kyoto being more predominantly an economic or financial agreement than an environmental one? How critical is this issue

November 23rd, 2006Committee meeting

Nathan CullenNDP

Environment committee  Let me understand, first of all, how difficult those rules are to come by. Do we have case examples of what's required for the government to set up? Secondly, how important is it that the government actually has a climate change Kyoto plan--as an example, a large final emitters

November 23rd, 2006Committee meeting

Nathan CullenNDP

Environment committee   in Canada would have to compete for that international investment. But it's a useful mechanism, and clearly, one of the weaknesses of our approach to climate change is that we have not had a very clearly defined registry or a very clearly defined market. Our organization has been

November 23rd, 2006Committee meeting

Dr. Jayson Myers

Environment committee   if, in your opinion, the Montreal Exchange has a good chance of being named the official exchange of Canada with respect to climate change. Could you tell us how this would be an advantage for the Exchange and what factors are in its favour?

November 23rd, 2006Committee meeting

Marcel LussierBloc

Environment committee   on climate change and emission reduction. I think those are important. Frankly, every country can't be buying emission credits from around the world, because that's just saying it's not our responsibility. At some point you have to focus on domestic emission reduction, and we need

November 23rd, 2006Committee meeting

Dr. Jayson Myers

Environment committee   not be a risk identified for large industry then becomes redistributed to other participants in Canada, other stakeholders in Canada. We're all going to pay for climate change and a price cap simply limits the risk to one group of stakeholders. There are alternatives to pricing caps

November 23rd, 2006Committee meeting

Len Eddy

Environment committee  Thank you very much, Mr. Chair, and good morning. Bonjour à tous. I'm accompanied today by Nancy Coulas, who is our director of national environmental quality policy. Nancy and I have both worked on climate change issues for well over ten years, and it may be a reflection

November 23rd, 2006Committee meeting

Dr. Jayson Myers

Environment committee  Thank you. Next we have Mr. John Drexhage, director, climate change and energy.

November 23rd, 2006Committee meeting

The Vice-Chair Liberal

Environment committee   experience and knowledge in managing markets, along with the intellectual capital in climate of the Chicago Climate Change, the partnership that we have created is uniquely positioned to build here in Canada a very efficient, professional market, with great transparency in the world

November 23rd, 2006Committee meeting

Luc Bertrand

Environment committee   for remaining a party to Kyoto. I also want to mention that there are a lot of parallels drawn between the smoking issue and the resistance to the evidence that smoking was harmful, and the climate change campaign. There have been recent documentaries. I want to suggest

November 21st, 2006Committee meeting

Dr. David Sauchyn

Environment committee   in this is to provide the best scientific information about climate change—its variability, trends, and future scenarios—and then engage the Canadian stakeholders, public and private, in an informed debate about what they can best do to respond to the risks and opportunities, and adapt accordingly

November 21st, 2006Committee meeting

Dr. Ian Burton

Environment committee   what's going to happen in the next while—and this process has been accelerated by the shift of power that has taken place in Congress in the United States—is that the United States will start to move quickly on climate change, and then their industries will become more competitive

November 21st, 2006Committee meeting

Francis ScarpaleggiaLiberal