April 24th, 2013

NDP urges Conservatives to recognize harmful effects of climate change and take action

OTTAWA – On the occasion of the NDP Opposition Day tomorrow, New Democrat Environment critic, Megan Leslie (Halifax), tabled the following motion in the House of Commons:

“That this House: (a) agree with many Canadians and the International Energy Agency that there is grave concern with the impacts of a 2 degree rise in global average temperatures; (b) condemn the lack of effective action by successive federal governments since 1998 to address emissions and meet our Kyoto commitments; and (c) call on the government to immediately table its federal climate change adaptation plan.”