The Green Budget Coalition brings together 22 leading Canadian environmental organizations to collaboratively develop, refine, and promote a comprehensive set of detailed, strategic recommendations for the annual federal budget.
The Green Budget Coalition appreciated the major federal funding announcements for climate and nature in Budget 2023 and at the UN Convention on Biological Diversity COP15 in Montreal, and urges the government to continue to seize this opportunity to transform society to address the twin climate and biodiversity crises, create sustainable jobs and ensure enduring prosperity and well-being for all.
Canada must scale up funding to meet climate and nature targets, urge 22 leading environmental organizations
Ottawa (November 8, 2023) – The impacts of the worsening climate and biodiversity crises continue to be felt across Canada and around the world. With a fall economic statement expected soon and the UN climate COP28 starting on November 30th, the Green Budget Coalition today released a comprehensive set of fiscal recommendations for how the federal government can simultaneously address these linked climate and biodiversity crises, while strengthening Canada’s economy and improving affordability and quality of life for people in Canada.