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#CanadaCommit: Canadian Law Students & Professors Call for Climate Action

In All Posts, Environment, Politics by Christie McLeodLeave a Comment

Climate science is abundantly clear: we have a very small window of time left to radically reduce our emissions. The United Nations Environment Programme reported last week that limiting warming to 1.5°C will require global emissions to drop by 7.6% each year between 2020 and 2030. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change claims that at our current rate of warming, 1.5°C of global warming will likely occur sometime between 2030 and 2052. Canada’s emissions targets don’t match this level of …