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Monday Morning: Climate Change and Planet Coffee

monday morning: Ashton, who spoke to National Observer on Monday morning at Planet Coffee in Ottawa, has called for the creation of a new crown corporation called Green Canada that would direct federal funding to invest in climate change adaptation and an economic transition, according to National Observer. We are where we are in terms of climate change because of the kind of economic system that we have, Ashton said, after ordering a cookie and juice at the popular coffee shop in Ottawa's ByWard Market in the middle of a late-September heat wave. Online voting began Sept. 18 and the 1st ballot results are to be announced this Sunday, Oct. 1. It's clear to me as we sit here in 30 C weather, and given the summer we've had where we've seen extreme weather phenomena, that the time is now to act. She said that guiding a green transition was too important a job to be left to the private sector or even an existing federal organization such as Sustainable Development Technology Canada. We need to pull out all the stops, and that includes significantly upping not just federal investment, but also making a clear role for federal investment through a crown corporation. ( As reported in the news.