Environment

September 25, 2020
In this week’s Speech from the Throne, the federal government laid the foundations for its vision of Canada’s economic recovery. The many commitments made by the Liberal government were a rejection of austerity and called on the ultra rich to pay their fair share. PSAC members and their families will benefit from many of the promises made by the government, but they must translate into concrete action, and we have to work hard to make sure they deliver.
September 25, 2020
Since the Rio Earth Summit in 1992, many nations have been meeting annually to discuss climate change, prompting the creation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) secretariat in 1994. Post-Kyoto Protocol, many signed the Paris Agreement (2015), a plan to combat climate change by committing to holding the increase in the global temperature to well below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels and pursuing efforts to limit the temperature increase even further to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels by 2100. To achieve this goal, the UN organi
September 20, 2019
People around the world will be hitting the streets September 20 and again on September 27 to draw attention to the growing climate crisis. PSAC encourages any members who are able, to show support for and join the Global Climate Strike.
April 21, 2016
This Earth Day, PSAC is calling on all governments to act on climate change.