Declaring a National Climate Emergency – Liberal Action
Declaring a National Climate Emergency

Declaring a National Climate Emergency

From flooding, wildfires, heat waves and other extreme weather events, Canadians are already feeling the impacts of climate change today – and science shows Canada is warming twice as fast as the rest of the world.

That’s why Justin Trudeau and the Liberal government have introduced a motion in the House of Commons to declare that Canada is in a national climate emergency.

Canada needs to support clean growth and meaningfully reduce greenhouse gas emissions in all parts of the economy – because that’s how we’ll ensure a safer, healthier, cleaner and more prosperous future for our kids and grandkids.

We’ve been hard at work for more than 2 years with a plan to deliver the ambitious climate action Canadians expect while creating good middle-class jobs. It includes:

  • Investing in renewables to get to 90% clean electricity
  • Putting a price on pollution
  • Phasing out coal
  • Making historic investments to protect our oceans and coastlines
  • Supporting over 1,000 public transit projects across the country
  • Investing in energy efficient buildings, and helping schools, hospitals, businesses save energy & money

We’re making important progress, but there is much more to do. Canada needs to keep taking action to cut pollution and invest in a cleaner future.

Support the Liberal motion to step up climate action, and declare that Canada is in a National Climate Emergency:

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