Subject: Kyoto Accord
Moved By: The Rev. Ken Gray
from the Diocese of Kootenay
Seconded By: The Rt. Rev.
David Ashdown from the Diocese of Keewatin
Note: The mover and the seconder must be members of the General Synod and be present in the House when the resolution is before the synod for debate.
BE IT RESOLVED:
That this General Synod:
- Commend the work of the Climate Change Action Network of Canada and its
participation in the process through which the Federal Government of Canada
ratified the Kyoto Accord.
- Request the EcoJustice Committee to call on dioceses to engage in advocacy
with provincial authorities to ensure effective implementation of the accord.
- Request the General Secretary to write to the Federal Government by June
30, 2004, calling on them to seek ways to formulate further international
agreement towards additional reductions of Greenhouse Gas emissions in order
to reach more sustainable levels of atmospheric CO2 and other pollutants
implicated in global warming.
||(name of committee, diocese, etc.)
||Ms. Sue Winn, Chair