Wednesday, October 27, 7pm - 9pm Sidney Smith Hall, room 2118 100 St. George Street University of Toronto, St. George Campus Featured Speakers: Eriel Tchekwie Deranger is a Dene from the Athbasca Chipewyan First Nation of Northern Alberta, Canada. Eriel is currently employed with the Rainforest Action Network as the Freedom From Oil Campaigner in … Continue reading National First Nations Women’s Speakers Tour on Tar Sands in #Toronto
KINGCOME INLET — Clearcut logging and a receding glacier were pinpointed Tuesday as probable contributors to a devastating flood which swept through the remote First Nations community of Kingcome Inlet last month. Indian Affairs Minister John Duncan and First Nations leaders, who converged on the village to take a first hand look at the damage, … Continue reading Clearcut blamed in First Nation flooding
Canada is close to passing the Climate Change Accountability Act, but it’s under threat by Conservative Senators. Parliamentarians passed the Bill (C-311) in May. Now the Bill needs the support of 53 Senators. Of the 105 Senators, 52 are Conservative. The situation is precarious. Years of hard work to get the Act to this point … Continue reading Urge the Senate to support Bill #C-311
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 3pm – 5pm, Private, student meeting at Centre for Global Change Science 5:30pm - 6:30pm SCIENCE PRESENTATION by Dr. James Hansen at the McMillan Theatre ( see above) 6:30pm - 7:00pm Intermission 7:00pm to 8:45pm CLIMATE REALITY: A CONVERSATION WITH DR. JAMES HANSEN, NAOMI KLEIN & CLAYTON THOMAS-MULLER -- Moderator: Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux … Continue reading #Climate Reality Event in #Toronto
With 20 days to go to the G8 and G20 summits in Toronto, here are 20 reasons that the climate movement needs to get mobilized. Every day you can become increasingly motivated to get organize, get mobilized, and know just why we need to have our voices heard. 1. The G8 and G20 are a … Continue reading 20 Reasons to Mobilize around the #G20
Want to find out more about the People's Movement to stop Climate Change? Have you heard of the Cochabamba Agreement - a Climate Change Accord designed by the People that will be officially recognized by the UN later this year? Come check out this amazing event! Friday, May 7, 2010, 7pm Steelworkers Hall Toronto 25 … Continue reading Report Back form #Cochabamba – May 7 #Toronto
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The basis for Klimaforum09 is the realisation that there is no technological »fix« to the mounting climate crisis. No technology per se – such as i.e. nuclear power, biofuels, genetically modified organisms, carbon capture and storage – can lead us out of the climate crisis. Such solutions will typically lead to far larger problems than … Continue reading Sign the #Klimaform Declaration