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Scientists are more certain now that people everywhere are vulnerable to extreme climate events, though poor, marginalized populations are most vulnerable, says Working Group II (WG2) in its contribution to the Fifth Assessment Report released Monday in Japan by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
Actualité - 1 April 2014 - Tag : Advocacy, Climate change, Fight against climate change
In response to Coalition Avenir Québec Leader François Legault's statement that "the 240 inhabitants of Anticosti Island" support oil exploration on the island, and that only a few deer would oppose, made on March 16 on the popular television show, Tout le monde en parle, 48 residents have signed a press release marking their opposition to the project. 
Actualité - 28 March 2014 - Tag : Advocacy, Fight against climate change, François Legault
This Quebec election has huge consequences for the environment.
In Quebec City this weekend for Carnaval? We have a fun event to add to your itinerary, "Protégeons nos hivers", a friendly outdoor hockey game featuring performing artists, environmentalists and former NHL players united in the fight against climate change. You probably know the facts. Climate change is already impacting winters in Quebec, making the outlook for...
Actualité - 30 January 2014 - Tag : Fight against climate change, Organization
Here's something to cheer you up in light of the recent bad news that a Quebec parliamentary committee has come out in favour of Enbridge's Line 9B reversal project, which could bring tar sands crude through Quebec, contributing to the growth of one of Canada's most polluting industries.
Actualité - 10 December 2013 - Tag : Advocacy, Enbridge, Fight against climate change, Line 9, Tar sands toolkit
Montreal, September 27th 2013 - The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released today the first of 3 reports from of it's Fifth Assessment Report (AR5). This report reflects advances in science that point to increased levels of certainty regarding human-induced climate change.
Montreal, April 4, 2013 – Today, Polar Bear on Thin Ice, a new exhibit, launched at the Place des Festivals of Quartier des Spectacles in Montreal. Artist Armand Vaillancourt was on hand to document the event with a live painting session. The sculpture, which will be on display until April 21, 2013, illustrates the negative impact of climate change on communities and...
Communiqué - 8 April 2013 - Tag : Advocacy, Climate change, Fight against climate change
The fresh sting of the Kyoto pull-out. Disappointment in Durban. Traffic jams in Montreal. What do these issues have in common? They got you talking. It’s your interest that fuels the fight against climate change. Every year at this time we look back at the big climate change stories of the year. How do we know if a story is “big”? If it matters to you.
Equiterre and Bombardier Aerospace are co-hosting a panel discussion on sustainable transportation and climate change as a COP17 side event in Durban, South Africa.   It will be a chance for participants to meet informally with experts from around the world to discuss the real issues and discover the latest best practices. 
What can change in 24 hours? Everything. Especially in this age of cataclysmic weather.  In just one day, a river can rise up and flood an entire city, a mountain can turn into a mudslide, or a forest can burn to the ground. But in just one day, it's also possible to change the world. On September 14 and 15, you're invited to participate in the global event, 24 Hours of...