Proportional representation and climate action
Many people are concerned about climate change in Canada. New research strengthens the link between proportional representation and better environmental performance, including lower emissions and more protection for climate policy.
Climate change and proportional representation video (2019 federal campaign)
GreenPAC’s 2022 report on climate action and electoral reform
GreenPAC’s report, “Environmental Leadership in Canada’s Parliament: Realities, Opportunities and Constraints”, has highlighted a key barrier in Canada’s fight against climate change: first-past-the-post.
Two thirds of the MPs interviewed believe that problems in Canada’s democratic system are holding back climate progress. Read more below: