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Climate Change and the federal budget - World Wildlife Fund - Canada

Monday, February 25th 2008 2:39:17pm

Media Availability

Climate Change and the Federal Budget


Julia Langer, Director, Global Threats Program, World Wildlife Fund - Canada


Ms. Langer can provide background or interviews on the following issues – pre or post Budget.

• Pricing Carbon- why the Federal Government should develop a carbon tax
•       Climate change and the short sightedness of subsidizing the oil and nuclear industry
•       The need for a Cap and Trade system focused on greenhouse gas emissions
•       Why investment is needed in energy efficiency for home owners, businesses, industry and the public sector

To schedule interviews or to be briefed by Ms. Langer, please contact her at 416-484-7709 or (cell) 647-400-9579

World Wildlife Fund Canada (WWF-Canada) was founded in 1967 by Senator Alan MacNaughton, and has become one of the country's leading conservation organizations, enjoying the active support of more than 150,000 Canadians. As a member of the WWF global network, they actively contribute to the achievement of the organization's mission to stop the degradation of the planet's natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature, by conserving the world's biological diversity, ensuring that the use of renewable natural resources is sustainable, and through the promotion of a reduction in pollution and wasteful consumption