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‘Canada is Back’, But the Devil is in the Details

"Canada is back, my friends,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau declared again Monday, in his speech to the opening plenary of the United Nations climate summit. But as negotiators from 190 countries make their way through the ponderous, technical process of wordsmithing a make-or-break global agreement to control climate change, it’s becoming clear that the devil is in the details.

Your Eyes and Ears on Climate Change

The Energy Mix is a thrice-weekly Canadian e-digest on climate change, energy, and the low-carbon future. During the UN climate change negotiations in Paris November 30-December 11, they’ll be publishing every day.

For 28¢ per day, The Energy Mix can be your eyes and ears on climate change. And your subscription includes a generous contribution to Sierra Club Canada Foundation:

100% is possible! Get your costume ready!

Get your costume ready! In two weeks, Global Climate Marches and mobilisations will be taking place in Canada and around the world.

Get your costume ready! In two weeks, Global Climate Marches and mobilisations will be taking place in Canada and around the world.

Every day, marches are being announced in new locations on the 29th of November, to demand immediate and effective action on climate change leading up to the COP 21 Climate Change Summit in Paris. We need you to join us!

In Canada, thousands have already pledged to march in Ottawa and other cities across the country.

Why Does Sierra Matter to You?

Since becoming Sierra Club Canada Foundation’s Interim Executive Director, I’ve heard so many wonderful stories about why Sierra Club matters to you.

Successful Efforts to Rescue Lake Erie on Both Sides of Border

Two major environmental victories have taken place recently, derailing important parts of the war on the environment. Both victories saved programs to plant trees. Trees are critical to rescuing Lake Erie from massive algae blooms brought on by the twin evils of deforestation and phosphorus pollution.