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Canadian support for climate change initiatives lags ahead of COP27: Ipsos – National
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Canadian support for climate change initiatives lags ahead of COP27: Ipsos – National

Ahead of the COP27 forum, Canada appears to rank near the bottom of 34 countries when it comes to public support for measures to help tackle climate change, a new poll suggests. When asked about support for a range of initiatives governments could propose, such as subsidies for clean technology and providing incentives to invest in green financial products, Ipsos polling of citizens from 34 countries indicates support among Canadians ranks between the 27th and 31st spots. Read more: On COP27 eve, climate activists block private jets from leaving Amsterdam airport Read More On COP27 eve, climate activists block private jets from leaving Amsterdam airport “These res...
Faster adaptation to climate change will save Canada billions: analysis
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Faster adaptation to climate change will save Canada billions: analysis

Canadians will see lower incomes and a choice between higher taxes or fewer government services if there isn’t more effort to adapt to the changing climate, a new report from The Canadian Climate Institute warns. But according to a report released Wednesday, if governments and the private sector buckle up and start investing in making Canada more resilient to the effects of extreme weather, the economic impact of climate change can be cut by 75 per cent.“The good news story is we have some ability to change this future,” said Ryan Ness, the director of adaptation research for the climate institute. Read more: Hurricane Fiona shows how climate change is fuelling severe weather events in Canada: expert Read More ...