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Dueling realities? Age, political ideology divide Canadians over cause & threat of climate change

Past Conservative voters significantly more likely to say climate change is a theory not yet proven November 30, 2018 – With Canada’s place recently reconfirmed among the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitters, the Trudeau government finds itself under increased pressure

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Most say governments will agree to new emissions targets, less convinced Canada will meet them

Regional gaps divide country on support & optimism for next round of climate talks March 3, 2016 – Canadians are broadly supportive of the international agreement on climate change reached in Paris last December, but less certainty exists over the

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Climate Change: Canadians optimistic about first ministers’ meeting, pessimistic about Paris talks

Two-thirds of Canadians back emissions reduction commitment as COP21 meeting looms November 23, 2015 – With climate change talks on the agenda at the first meeting since 2009 between the Prime Minister, premiers and territorial leaders, Canadians are mildly optimistic

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Majority of Canadians call for more robust efforts to curb climate change

October 23, 2014 – Nearly two-thirds (64%) of Canadians say this country should be a global leader on environmental issues, while as many (63%) say the country’s official response on the climate change file is “too weak. These are among

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Clean Energy Identified as Key Issue for British Columbians

Women and respondents aged 18 to 34 believe that generating clean energy and preventing climate change is important when considering any potential new energy investment.

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Canadians Want More Action on the Environment

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – Many adults in Canada believe their federal administration is not dealing properly with environment, according to a poll by Angus Reid Public Opinion. 66 per cent of respondents think the government is paying too little attention to this issue.

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