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Is Canada playing a "leadership role" when it comes to climate change?

The UN's IPCC has released its full report, and blames climate change on the human residents of the planet. Canada's government says it's already playing a leadership role in the fight against climate change. We debate with the Rogue Parliament.

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The 180 - What if higher education isn't the way out of income inequality?Jul 3, 2015 | 8:29The 180 What if higher education isn't the way out of income inequality? Audio
The 180 What if higher education isn't the way out of income inequality? Jul 3, 2015 | 8:29Education is the great equalizer. That's an widely held belief espoused by teachers and politicians. But Kelly Foley, an assistant professor at the University of Saskatchewan, tells us about new research that says higher-ed may not reverse inequality.
The 180 - Making the case for Supply ManagementJul 3, 2015 | 9:08The 180 Making the case for Supply Management Audio
The 180 Making the case for Supply Management Jul 3, 2015 | 9:08As Canada negotiates the Trans Pacific Partnership, Canadian dairy farmers worry it means the end of supply management - a system that protects farmers from competition.
The 180 - Supply Management, Urban Coyotes, Education and Income InequalityJul 3, 2015 | 54:00The 180 Supply Management, Urban Coyotes, Education and Income Inequality Audio
The 180 Supply Management, Urban Coyotes, Education and Income Inequality Jul 3, 2015 | 54:00This week, a dairy farmer makes the case for supply management, we hear two sides in the debate over managing urban coyote populations and an economist explains why higher education isn't the answer to income inequality.
The 180 - Opinion: enough with the flags on the backpacks, Canadians!Jul 3, 2015 | 2:46The 180 Opinion: enough with the flags on the backpacks, Canadians! Audio
The 180 Opinion: enough with the flags on the backpacks, Canadians! Jul 3, 2015 | 2:46Canadian travel writer Alex Besant calls for Canadian tourists to rip the flags off their backpacks.
The 180 - Keeping whales in captivity, lowering speed limits, and U.S.-style political fundraisingJun 26, 2015 | 54:00The 180 Keeping whales in captivity, lowering speed limits, and U.S.-style political fundraising Audio
The 180 Keeping whales in captivity, lowering speed limits, and U.S.-style political fundraising Jun 26, 2015 | 54:00This week, a biologist (and aquarium head) argues that all whales fare better when we keep a few in captivity, an auto columnist says lower speed limits are a terrible idea, and an American gives us the up-side of SuperPACs
The 180 - OPINION: When monuments go wrongJun 19, 2015 | 6:32The 180 OPINION: When monuments go wrong Audio
The 180 OPINION: When monuments go wrong Jun 19, 2015 | 6:32A giant statue is proposed for Cape Breton to honour Canadian soldiers who were buried abroad or were lost at sea. But art historian Joan Coutu says it's just more evidence that we're doing it all wrong when it comes to creating monuments in Canada.
The 180 - OPINION: It is a bad idea to lower speed limitsJun 25, 2015 | 6:28The 180 OPINION: It is a bad idea to lower speed limits Audio
The 180 OPINION: It is a bad idea to lower speed limits Jun 25, 2015 | 6:28Toronto is the latest city to lower speed limits on some residential streets, to 30 km/h. Fans of the plan say it will make streets safer, but Postmedia driving columnist Lorraine Sommerfeld says it's a terrible idea.
The 180 - In Defence of SuperPACsJun 26, 2015 | 11:47The 180 In Defence of SuperPACs Audio
The 180 In Defence of SuperPACs Jun 26, 2015 | 11:47Some worry that Canada is heading towards a culture of big-spending third party political interest groups. But we speak to an American who says Canadians should learn to love Sup
The 180 - Should all students learn First Nations languages?Jun 25, 2015 | 2:45The 180 Should all students learn First Nations languages? Audio
The 180 Should all students learn First Nations languages? Jun 25, 2015 | 2:45Previously on The 180, we heard arguments that Canadian students should learn more than one additional language. This week we hear about a B.C. school district where all primary students will learn a local First Nations language, starting in the fall.
The 180 - Lowering the voting ageJun 25, 2015 | 6:31The 180 Lowering the voting age Audio
The 180 Lowering the voting age Jun 25, 2015 | 6:31Scotland recently lowered its voting age to 16. It's not the only jurisdiction to put more trust in the hands of teenagers: Lethbridge, Alberta wants to do the same. We speak with city councillor Jeffrey Coffman to find out why.
The 180 - Canadian History Face-offMay 9, 2013 | 15:57The 180 Canadian History Face-off Audio
The 180 Canadian History Face-off May 9, 2013 | 15:57The standing committee on Canadian heritage just kicked off a review of the way Canadian history is told. That's sparked a debate over how and why the government tells our story. Historians Ian McKay and Jack Granatstein take sides in our 180 Faceoff
The 180 - Should the Canadian government revoke the citizenship of dual-nationals who fight for ISIS?Sep 26, 2014 | 6:23The 180 Should the Canadian government revoke the citizenship of dual-nationals who fight for ISIS? Audio
The 180 Should the Canadian government revoke the citizenship of dual-nationals who fight for ISIS? Sep 26, 2014 | 6:23The federal government says it may use Bill C-24 to revoke the Canadian citizenship of dual-nationals who fight for terrorist groups. Lawyer Raj Sharma says that's a bad idea.
The 180 - Math without MarksMar 12, 2015 | 6:50The 180 Math without Marks Audio
The 180 Math without Marks Mar 12, 2015 | 6:50Dave Martin says just because math is based in numbers, doesn't mean it should be assessed using numbers. The high school math teacher says he has a better idea: give written feedback.
The 180 - Should cyclists have the run of the side walks?Jul 3, 2015 | 7:20The 180 Should cyclists have the run of the side walks? Audio
The 180 Should cyclists have the run of the side walks? Jul 3, 2015 | 7:20Cyclist Brian Dexter bikes on the sidewalk, even though it's illegal in many places. He argues cyclists should be able to cruise the sidewalk.
The 180 - An argument against labelling GMO foodsApr 9, 2015 | 7:37The 180 An argument against labelling GMO foods Audio
The 180 An argument against labelling GMO foods Apr 9, 2015 | 7:37The approval of the "Arctic Apple" for the Canadian market rekindled a debate about whether GMO's should be labelled. In this episode we hear from Fred Guterl,of Scientific American, about why his journal is against mandatory labebeling for GMOs's.

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