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Emergency Debate: Governments Step and Greenhouse Gases

emergency debate: It bluntly said the world is on the precipice of major disasters if governments don't step up with a firmer plan to stop spewing so many greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, according to Vancouver Courier. The report says the world needs to aim to hold global warming to no more than 1.5 degrees Celsius, but that marker will be upon us by 2040 if drastic, global action isn't taken. The emergency debate was granted by House of Commons Speaker Geoffrey Regan just a week after the United Nations climate change arm dropped an explosive warning. Canada would need to cut its annual emissions almost in half from current levels within 12 years to meet that goal but currently aims to cut them by a little more than 25 per cent by 2030. The report takes a close look at how Canada provides international humanitarian aid and the gaps that exist when it comes to outcomes for women and girls in refugee situations. OXFAM SAYS MORE HELP NEEDED FOR WOMEN REFUGEESJustin Trudeau's self-proclaimed feminist government could and should be doing more to address gender-specific challenges faced by female refugees affected by wars and displacement, according to a new report from Oxfam Canada. ( As reported in the news.