The Pact for a Green New Deal
On May 6th, a coalition of over 60 organizations across Canada launched the Pact for a Green New Deal to push for more ambitious climate action ahead of the coming elections. Scientists, artists, youth, indigenous leaders and people across Canada have signed on, and we invite you as an individual to sign on to this broad call to develop a plan to meet the science of climate change, see the full implementation of UNDRIP,...Read more
One Earth, One Vote
Add your name to this initiative to let our current party leaders know that your vote will not be given to a government that does not uphold environmental protection, economic justice and human rights. Add your name to the list of Canadians everywhere who are demanding that our leaders consider the future of our planet and take it seriously this upcoming October. This letter will be sent to your local candidate as well as...Read more
Guest blog: WE MIGHT NOT MAKE IT: A LOVE STORY
by David Burman
“We might not make it.” Hearing these words, I felt a wave of shock through my body. After 30 years of environmental and Indigenous rights activism, that phrase struck home like nothing before. Back in the 1990s I had heard Thomas Berry[i] say “I don’t think the human is a viable species.” Pretty outrageous then, it was meant to wake us up to the destructive path we were following, to change our story, our operating assumptions of...Read more
Climate Emergency Declaration on the rise - how about Ontario?
Come support the motion to declare Climate Emergency in Ontario! Monday, May 13, come fill the public gallery at Queen’s Park, from 1:30 pm onwards! Bring a piece of photo ID, and come earlier in time to go through security.
Many municipalities in Canada have declared climate emergency:
Vancouver, Halifax, Kingston, Richmond, Hamilton, Capital Regional District (13 municipalities in southern Vanvouver Is. incl. Victoria and Gulf Islands), Edmundston, Powell...
6ix Reasons to Sue - Climate Action Litigation - a Toronto campaign
At the end of March, Greenpeace launched a new campaign in Toronto, urging City Council to explore joining the growing global wave of climate litigation. Impressive work has been accomplished in B.C. By West Coast Environmental Law.
Please check out and share this awesome explainer video about the campaign on...Read more