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Environment committee  Thank you very much, and thank you for all your advocacy and all your work throughout your career on protecting cultural heritage. It's clearly critical, and we need to take into account cultural heritage when we talk about ecosystem protection and also climate change. It has

November 2nd, 2017Committee meeting

Catherine McKennaLiberal

Environment committee  . As he pointed out, climate change was not something that people were really thinking about. The SDGs did not exist at that time. I think it's important that we have broad enough principles so that they can incorporate future ideas and concepts that come up.

November 2nd, 2017Committee meeting

Catherine McKennaLiberal

Environment committee  I'm just trying to get my head around the question. Are you asking me if I can guarantee that if we reduce emissions, we'll reduce climate change impacts?

October 31st, 2017Committee meeting

Matt Jones

Environment committee  I think, as people are aware, climate change is a global issue. Emissions come from—

October 31st, 2017Committee meeting

Matt Jones

Environment committee   encouraging. My next question is for either Natural Resources or Transport Canada or both. The commissioner noted the progress your department has made in assessing risks of climate change and taking action to address those risks. Did you have to shift priorities or shift budgets? How did

October 31st, 2017Committee meeting

Darren FisherLiberal

Environment committee  What about the remaining funds? There are two pages of lists of items where dollars are committed to be spent to address climate change, yet none of those dollars have been released. Can't you speak to those?

October 31st, 2017Committee meeting

Linda DuncanNDP

Environment committee  . While this is an important bit of work that needs to be done, and it is work we are working on now, I think it's incomplete to equate this government or the department's efforts on adapting to the impacts of climate change by looking at its own departmental risk assessment. In fact

October 31st, 2017Committee meeting

Matt Jones

Environment committee  Sure. As my colleague mentioned, when we talk about leadership in federal departments and agencies, it is important to distinguish between internal risk assessment processes and external. Environment and Climate Change Canada undertook work in 2014. It was widely supported

October 31st, 2017Committee meeting

Laniel Bateman

Environment committee  According to the data, is climate change happening? Is it a reality?

October 31st, 2017Committee meeting

Mike BossioLiberal

Environment committee  Would you agree that there's no silver bullet to solving the climate change dilemma?

October 31st, 2017Committee meeting

Mike BossioLiberal

Environment committee   billion into disaster mitigation adaptation, $260 million over five years to implement the pan-Canadian framework commitments. This is a very multi-faceted, broad plan that is working with the different levels of government to achieve this very large goal of reducing climate change

October 31st, 2017Committee meeting

Mike BossioLiberal

Environment committee   the Department of Transport, Ellen Burack, director general for environmental policy. Thanks to all of you for joining us today. We appreciate your time. We're looking forward to your statements and then getting a chance to get to questions. I think we have Environment and Climate Change

October 31st, 2017Committee meeting

The ChairLiberal

Environment committee  Okay, that's recent. With regard to the five departments out of 19 and whether they have looked at their climate change risks, that's extremely recent data. The only thing I'm saying dates back to 2015 is the data on how much greenhouse gas emissions we are emitting as a country.

October 31st, 2017Committee meeting

Julie Gelfand

Environment committee  . Then, we see that the objectives that Environment and Climate Change Canada have set are unattainable. You mentioned at the start of your remarks that the department “already estimates that even if all the greenhouse gas reduction measures outlined in the pan-Canadian framework

October 31st, 2017Committee meeting

Joël GodinConservative

Environment committee   environment assessment tool, and think about adapting it so that the country can be better ready to adapt to climate change.

October 31st, 2017Committee meeting

Julie Gelfand