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Environment committee  If you look at our climate change plan, where you actually have the pathway to achieve our target, we have built it in, but we are looking at how we do the proper accounting in accordance with international standards. I mean, there are lots of variables when it comes to climate

May 1st, 2017Committee meeting

Catherine McKennaLiberal

Environment committee   and climate change suggests that carbon sinks are a potential means of combatting climate change. I'm wondering, besides carbon taxing, whether your department has put any resources forward to conduct the integral scientific work that needs to be done. What is your future plan in relation

May 1st, 2017Committee meeting

Jim EglinskiConservative

Environment committee  As you can probably see, the short answer is no. We know that it's an important part to tackling climate change. I would just like to re-emphasize it's not the whole solution, but I—

May 1st, 2017Committee meeting

Catherine McKennaLiberal

Environment committee  My concern is that we've embarked upon a climate change plan...and kudos to you for actually coming up with a plan. We might disagree with it, but at least you came up with a plan. The problem is that you've come up with a plan but you don't yet have that elemental information

May 1st, 2017Committee meeting

Ed FastConservative

Environment committee  —and is very familiar with how wood can be used as one component in addressing our climate change challenges. Mr. Lucas.

May 1st, 2017Committee meeting

Ed FastConservative

Environment committee   the significance of Canada's 150th, Environment and Climate Change Canada and Parks Canada have both taken valuable steps to promote our country's ecological heritage while providing for its protection. Also important to our cultural heritage is our built heritage. Is this government

May 1st, 2017Committee meeting

Peter FonsecaLiberal

Environment committee   leadership on climate change is being recognized, and this is a way we can attract investment and tackle really big problems like how we get communities off diesel, how we reimagine buildings. We need to be looking at that. We have a new building code that will be driving toward net-zero

May 1st, 2017Committee meeting

Catherine McKennaLiberal

Environment committee  . Unless we roll up our sleeves and all work together, we're just not going to be able to achieve these ambitious, critical targets. They exist not just because we agreed to them internationally, but they are also a really important part of how we're tackling climate change, how we

May 1st, 2017Committee meeting

Catherine McKennaLiberal

Environment committee   need to get the accounting right. There are different ways of doing the accounting and making sure that we do it right. I don't think you could just do carbon sequestration and hope that you were going to meet your climate change targets. You still need to do things like put a price

May 1st, 2017Committee meeting

Catherine McKennaLiberal

Environment committee  In fact, the premier did make that comment before we approved two pipelines. They are committed to our climate change plan because they understand the environment and the economy go together. They are committed to going up with the national price and we certainly appreciate

May 1st, 2017Committee meeting

Catherine McKennaLiberal

Environment committee   on the traditional management of the environment, the cultural nature of that management, and the importance of it within their culture and to their people. Can you tell me how our government will integrate indigenous knowledge to better understand things like climate change or how to better

May 1st, 2017Committee meeting

Mike BossioLiberal

Environment committee  This is a very important point. Indigenous traditional knowledge is already used by Parks Canada, by the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, as well as by Environment and Climate Change Canada. However, I do believe we can do better. In fact, when I was speaking

May 1st, 2017Committee meeting

Catherine McKennaLiberal

Environment committee  The report you are referring to was prepared under the previous government. It does not reflect our climate change plan. We did put out an economic analysis of the pan-Canadian framework, including a document that goes through our approach to carbon pricing. The impact

May 1st, 2017Committee meeting

Catherine McKennaLiberal

Environment committee   the last year and a half, your government has crafted a climate change plan, which includes the imposition of a massive carbon tax on Canadians that will ramp up to $50 per tonne of emissions by 2022. Even though most provinces have some kind of a regime in place to do that, none

May 1st, 2017Committee meeting

Ed FastConservative

Environment committee  , the cost of science. We should start talking more about the cost of not doing it. Climate change is a terrific example. I know this isn't a climate change hearing, but we hear a lot about the cost of dealing with climate change. Why is no one talking about the cost of not dealing

December 1st, 2016Committee meeting

Dr. John Smol