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Want to work on climate change? Great!

Posted to advise of a new working group on climate change:

"We need to implement creative solutions to solve it. This new working group will focus on the connections between mitigation, peaceful organizing, experiential education and knowledge mobilization. Everyone is welcome to join. We will be meeting at York University. Everyone is welcome to participate in Science for Peace working groups, whether or not you belong to SFP. So bring a friend— we have work to do!"

Mayor Tory Shocks Environmentalists by Voting Against Climate Action

Toronto: In a shocking late night vote, Dec.15 '16, Mayor Tory voted against a motion to ask the City’s Budget Committee to find funds in 2017 to help meet Toronto’s climate change targets.
“Every Torontonian concerned with climate change should be profoundly disappointed by Mayor Tory’s vote,” said Franz Hartmann, Executive Director of the Toronto Environmental Alliance (TEA), Toronto’s environmental watchdog. “While he voted for a new climate change plan, he voted against opening the door to finding money to pay for the plan.”

Civil Society Responds to Release of Canada's National Framework for Climate Action

Civil Society Responds to Release of Canada’s National Framework for Climate Action 

OTTAWA (December 9, 2016) - Today, First Ministers released the much-anticipated Pan-Canadian Framework on Climate Change and Clean Growth.

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