Blog by Amanda Harvey-Sanchez Over the past couple of months, communities across Canada have been coming out to the federal...
In Summer 2016, Members of Parliament across the country will hold public climate consultations.
We’ll be there: showing up and speaking up for the People’s Climate Plan.
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The Trudeau government will put forward a new national climate strategy for Canada before the end of 2016. We already know that oil lobbyists are gearing up to try and weaken any attempts to take bold action, and it’s up to us to make sure the voices of the people are heard first.
The People’s Climate Plan calls for these principles to be at the core of the National Climate Strategy:
|1. We want a plan that aligns with the science of climate change. Bold climate action ensures Canada meets its commitments to a 1.5°C world by keeping its fossil fuels reserves in the ground.|
|2. We want a plan that builds a 100% renewable energy economy. Bold climate action ensures Canada transitions to a 100% renewable energy economy by 2050, creating over a million clean, safe and rewarding jobs.|
|3. We want a plan that is justice-based. Bold climate action enshrines justice and reconciliation for Indigenous peoples, ensures no worker is left behind in the transition to a clean energy economy, and takes leadership from those hit hardest by the climate crisis.|
The last few years have seen increasingly bitter arguments over large-scale resource projects in Canada. While debate is necessary, it...
At the climate townhall in Hamilton, Ontario, people called on the government to reject proposed pipelines and keep fossil fuels in the ground. Check out all the highlights:
Thanks to local organizers in communities across the country, thousands of people have attended national climate consultations with a united message.
Climate conservatism is the new climate denial. If people in Canada recognize climate change is happening -- why do they support fossil fuel projects, like pipelines?
On a balmy Friday night, June 17, the atrium at the Brickworks is jammed packed with more than 250 people who've come to this town hall
This week MPs across Canada hosted climate townhalls for their constituents & at every event, the room was packed with hundreds of people speaking up for the People's Climate Plan.
So we live in a democracy. Let's hold our government accountable to the people! Expect meaningful consultation on climate change - call your MP to ask for a town hall.
Hundreds of people lined up in Ottawa to take part in the first of hundreds of national climate consultations. Here are some highlights!