Climate Justice Project News Releases

OTTAWA—Marginalized workers and communities impacted by climate change policies are at risk of facing even greater inequality if Canada’s just transition strategy is not expanded to include groups...
August 28, 2019 | National Office
VANCOUVER – Coming on the heels of an investigation that revealed fossil fuel companies have built dozens of unauthorized dams in BC’s northeast, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has...
June 28, 2017 | BC Office
OTTAWA—Canadian pension funds are exposed to a wide range of risks from their holdings of fossil fuels, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The study...
November 17, 2015 | National Office, BC Office
(Vancouver) A new study from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives looks at how the public responds to different kinds of news media stories about climate change. “Our findings have...
September 10, 2015 | BC Office
(Vancouver) A new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives offers a reality check on government claims about massive job creation to come from a BC-based LNG industry. As recently as...
July 28, 2015 | BC Office
(Vancouver) As the BC and federal governments continue to push for LNG (liquefied natural gas) development and export, a major new study details the consequences of ramping up fracking and LNG...
May 26, 2015 | BC Office
(Vancouver) Today the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) released a study that examines what transition away from fossil fuels means for workers—and their families and communities—who...
January 28, 2015 | BC Office
(Vancouver) A paper released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives illuminates a gap in our thinking and our policies at the intersection of climate change and immigration. Preparing...
November 5, 2014 | BC Office
OTTAWA—Canadian oil and gas companies could be liable for billions of dollars of damages for their contribution to climate change, according a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
October 9, 2014 | National Office
(Vancouver) In a new paper entitled Avoiding Collapse: An agenda for sustainable degrowth and relocalizing the economy, UBC Professor Emeritus William E. Rees, the originator of “ecological footprint...
June 17, 2014 | BC Office
(Vancouver) A report released today finds that the BC government’s projection of a $100 billion “Prosperity Fund” from LNG exports is based on assumptions that are, in fact, too good to be true. Path...
April 30, 2014 | BC Office
VANCOUVER – The BC government has a poor handle on how much water major industries are using, even though those industries are expanding and climate change is altering stream and river flows, a new...
June 11, 2013 | BC Office
(Vancouver) British Columbians are familiar with the three R’s approach to waste management: reduce, reuse and recycle. But a new study from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and the...
March 28, 2013 | BC Office
OTTAWA—Canada’s economy is experiencing a “carbon bubble” that could have significant consequences for Canada’s financial markets and pension funds, according to a new study released today by the...
March 26, 2013 | National Office, BC Office
(Vancouver) Leading environmental organizations, unions and a wide range of other groups are calling on the government and opposition to launch a frank conversation about climate change during the...
February 6, 2013 | BC Office