Tag Archives: climate change

Greens pledge to reduce green house gas emissions while growing the economy and creating jobs

Winnipeg, March 21, 2016: A Green government would introduce a comprehensive Climate Change Action Plan to reduce green house gas (GHG) emissions and create thousands of jobs, said Green Party leader James Beddome. “We propose to spend $166 million per year on measures that will reduce GHG emissions and stimulate the economy,” Beddome said. “Uncontrolled climate change threatens our very ... Read More »

The Green Party’s Climate Action Plan for Manitoba

Speaking at a news conference today, Manitoba Green Party Leader James Beddome and Green Conservation and Water Stewardship Critic David Nickarz introduced a Green Climate Action Plan for Manitoba. The Green Action Plan focuses on taxation, transportation, building practices and agricultural reform. Carbon tax and dividend The Greens propose a sufficiently high fee on greenhouse gas pollution, or carbon tax, ... Read More »

Energy East – Our risk, their reward

The Energy East pipeline is being pushed onto the people of Manitoba in spite of growing concerns. The project will see millions of litres a day of diluted tar sands bitumen pushed through an aging pipeline, all the way to Canada’s east coast where 75% of it will then be shipped overseas. It will result in little economic activity for ... Read More »