Climate Change

Response to White Paper on Climate Change

The Saskatchewan government released their Climate Change White Paper on October 18, 2016. The paper is positioned as an “alternative approach to Prime Minister Trudeau’s national carbon tax” (Government of Saskatchewan, 2016).

Press Release: Carbon taxation important source of revenue for innovation

The Saskatchewan Plan for Climate Change released yesterday outlines an approach to climate change that stresses innovation. The Saskatchewan Environmental Society is pleased to hear the Province intends to take the threat posed by climate change seriously, and supports innovation as one of the avenues through which Saskatchewan can work to achieve our fair share of the global emission targets.

Press Release: Carbon pricing opens opportunities

On October 5, 2016, the United Nations announced that the Paris Agreement on Climate Change had met the minimum requirements for entry-into-force; at least 55 countries accounting for 55% of the world’s emissions have formally joined the agreement resulting from COP21. On the same day, Canada voted to ratify the Paris Agreement, joining the United States, India, China, and 69 other countries.

CFZ Week Three 2016: Encourage a Friend

CFZ Week Three: Encourage a Friend

CFZ Week Two 2016: Talking to Candidates

CFZ Week Two: Talking to Candidates

CFZ Week One 2016: Educate Yourself

CFZ Week One: Educate Yourself

Submission to City of Saskatoon: Greenhouse Gas Reduction Strategy

Submission to City of Saskatoon: Greenhouse Gas Reduction Strategy

SES Brief to Environment Minister Cox

This submission is intended to give you a sense of the non-profit work the Saskatchewan Environmental Society is doing, as well as some of the current policy issues facing our province that are of most concern to us. Read more

Sustainable Future for Saskatchewan Report 2015

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Sustainable Future for Saskatchewan Executive Summary 2015

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SES Letter to Premier Brad Wall and Minister of Environment on Climate Change 2013

SES Letter on Climate Change to Saskatchewan Minister of Environment