Canada Environment. Will the climate will be referendum?
Part 3: The GTA West Highway is a chance for governments to finally talk to each other about climate change
There’s a classic expression: Fiddling while Rome burns. It references the historically debunked legend that Nero, the decadent and unpopular Roman emperor, blithely played the violin in 64 A.D. as the seat of the Roman Empire was engulfed in flames. The saying has been recycled since it was coined to describe leadership distracted by hubris at the expense of their own survival. Fiddling while Earth burns is the contemporary version of the expression, as today’s doomed leaders send more carbon into our boiling atmosphere. They talk of protecting jobs and a way of life that won’t even exist in a few decades, if we continue on the current trajectory.
The French had to express themselves on the registration of the climate objective in the Constitution. The government would have renounced it. This Sunday, May 9th, marches for the climate stood in several cities of France.
The information has fallen to peak to give consistency to this umpteenth. Ecology: Macron buries the referendum, titated yesterday the one of the JDD, saying that the head of state has waived the French on the registration of the climate objective in the Constitution. However, it was an 2020 before the members of the Citizen Convention for the Climate (CCC).
Federal government accused of climate hypocrisy, taken to court over greenhouse gas exemptions
OTTAWA — The Liberal government is being accused of undermining a climate treaty it took public credit for helping get passed by giving exemptions to some manufacturers who use a highly destructive greenhouse gas. Soprema, a manufacturer headquartered in France, has filed a court case against the government over the exemptions. Honeywell, another international firm, has also been protesting the exemptions, arguing the government is effectively rewarding companies that haven’t put in the work to reduce emissions.
- West France 35 (@ WestFrance35) After a break in front of the free fields, more than a thousand protesters of the "after" walking resume their way to Jan Avenue.
The referendum was to focus on the amendment of Article 1 of the Constitution, in order to register only the France "guarantees the preservation of the environment and the biological diversity, and the fight against climate change".
A formulation that does not find thanks to the Senate's eyes, which considers that the term "guarantees" would give a priority on the other constitutional principles.
Or the text must be voted by senators and members before being able to be subjected to referendum. I still hope that in public session, from Monday, senators will enhance their level of ambition. But I'm afraid it's not the case, said MP LRM Pieyre-Alexandre Anglade in the JDD.
Is the climate law up to the stakes?
Events are planned this Sunday in France to protest against the climate bill and resilience. This text, from the 149 proposals of the Citizen Convention, has just been voted to the National Assembly. Audrey Garric, a journalist at the "world", explains in this podcast why he remains disputed.
see in this obstruction a false excuse. The government maneuvered so that the process does not go to the end, refusing all consultations with the Senate, accused the member Matthieu Orphan.
After betraying his word to resume without filter the measurements of thebetrays her word to organize a referendum on the Constitution.
Today 9 May We will walk again, for the climate.
go to 14h in the Republic.- Cyril Dion (@cdion)
also present in the Paris Cortège, yesterday, the Garant of the CCC Cyril Dion pointed to a reconade more.
The Elysee assured that the modification of the Constitution is not buried. Without returning to renunciation at the referendum.
John Kerry Meets Pope Francis, Applauds Him for Being 'Ahead of the Curve' On Climate Issues .
"We need everybody in this fight," John Kerry, the U.S. special climate envoy, said after meeting Pope FrancisKerry, 77, greeted a "smiling" Pope Francis, 84, on Saturday, according to America Magazine, the Catholic news service.