Posts Tagged "Climate Action Month"

Global Climate Strike

September 30, 2019

As part of the Global Climate Strike on Friday, September 27, millions of people hit the streets around the world and across Canada to demand radical responses to the climate emergency. The strikes were wildly successful and brought together an…

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Climate Action Month Day 30: Revisiting e-activism

September 30, 2019

The growth in digital activism, or e-activism, is largely due to having several people on various social media channels at the same time. Digital activism is an effective way to create movements like #FridaysForFuture, a digitally present idea that penetrated…

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Exploring digital activism: Learnings from climate action month

September 30, 2019

Today is the last day of Climate Action Month and as we wrap up the content, I am reminded of the day I first sat down to brainstorm with the rest of the team. The KAIROS Climate Action Month digital…

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Climate Action Month Day 29: All candidates meeting

September 29, 2019

The climate crisis requires each of us to do what we can to reduce our carbon footprint. As important as these actions are, there is only so much individuals can do. Powerful change occurs when governments enact and enforce policies…

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Engaging with Elected Officials

September 29, 2019

The climate crisis requires each of us to do what we can to reduce our carbon footprint. As important as these actions are, there is only so much individuals can do. Powerful change occurs when governments enact and enforce policies…

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Toronto: Drawdown Solutions Summit

The message Is clear, young people everywhere are calling their elders out: “Your house is on fire! What are you doing about it?” “Global warming is real, it is human caused and immediate action is required to avert climate disaster.”…

Climate Action Month Day 28: Using environmentally responsible fire fighting solutions

September 28, 2019

For remote Indigenous communities, the climate crisis is amplified in ways that many do not consider. Some may remember headlines about deaths related to house fires in First Nation communities. Sometimes these fires are connected to forest fires sparked by…

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Climate conscious emergency fire solutions

September 28, 2019

For remote Indigenous communities, the climate crisis is amplified in ways that many do not consider. Some may remember headlines about deaths related to house fires in First Nation communities. Sometimes these fires are connected to forest fires sparked by…

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Event

Bicycle Ball

EnviroCentre is holding a Bicycle Ball in celebration of Sustainable Ottawa (and our 20th birthday), winding up the week of the Global March for Climate. Enjoy a night of live music, fun, food, and entertainment, all in sustainable style, celebrating and supporting a sustainable…

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Mississauga: Climate Action Earth Strike

We will meet at the fountain in Celebration Square in front of city hall at 1230pm. We will be gathering to spread awareness of our current Climate Crisis, and show support for our Climate Action Plan. Please email mississaugaclimateaction@gmail.com to…

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Toronto: Global Strike for Climate

On September 27th, Toronto will see its’ biggest strike and march for climate justice. It is hosted by Fridays For Future Toronto, who invites adults to join youth strikers in solidarity, and is backed by the S27 Coalition, a diverse…

Climate Action Month Day 27: Earth strike

September 27, 2019

Millions of people are planning to walk out of workplaces to join youth climate activists to demand an end to the age of fossil fuels.  Today’s resources:   Keep an eye on our social media as the Toronto KAIROS staff join…

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Spirited Reflection: It is the eve of the Climate Strike and all through the house…

September 26, 2019

The brilliance of this autumn has been exceptional while spending these gloriously long dusks on the land and water. To build connections in community, with the plants, the elements and people, to further those connections in community spaces, educational forums,…

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Join us for the Climate Strike

September 26, 2019

Several cities across Canada including Yellowknife, Whistler, Winnipeg, Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver and Moncton have strikes happening on September 27. Climate activist Greta Thunberg will be  leading Montreal’s main Climate Strike, which starts at the Sir Georges-Étienne Cartier monument on Parc…

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Climate Action Month Day 26: Why conversations matter

September 26, 2019

Change takes place in group discussions with trusted communicators. Holding important conversations with family, friends, and neighbours can help change mindsets and move forward ideas on facing the climate emergency.  Today’s resource: Climate Fast has put together a webpage to…

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Montreal: Rassemblement «Ensemble pour le climat !» Appels de candidatures

La planète s’invite à l’Université et La Planète s’invite au Parlement s’associent à l’organisme Alternatives, au Réseau Jeunesse des Premières Nations Québec-Labrador ainsi qu’à la Fondation David Suzuki, Idle No More Québec, Greenpeace Québec, Projet de la réalité climatique Canada…

Climate Action Month Day 25: Election bulletin

September 25, 2019

The 2019 federal election will present a fresh opportunity for people across Canada to shape the kind of country we want to be.  As we prepare to cast our votes, it’s essential we consider the collective interests of fellow citizens…

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Climate Action Month Day 24: In Case You Missed It

September 24, 2019

In case you missed it!   Here are a few links to resources and news stories that you may not have seen.   To solve Canada’s systemic injustices, we need a rapid and radical social transition that is supported by the public….

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Climate Action Month Day 23: Creating concrete plans to combat climate emergency

September 23, 2019

At the United Nations’ Climate Action Summit in New York City today, world leaders and climate activists are meeting to create concrete plans to combat the climate emergency.   Canadians have demonstrated a willingness and excitement for increasing governmental commitment to the Paris targets. In town…

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United Nations Climate Action Summit

September 23, 2019

At the United Nations’ Climate Action Summit in New York City today, world leaders and climate activists are meeting to create concrete plans to combat the climate emergency.   UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called the summit to encourage all countries to form realistic plans to reach nationally determined emissions reduction goals by 2020. These targets, created by the 2015…

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UN Climate Action Summit 2019

To boost ambition and accelerate action to implement the Paris Agreement, the Climate Action Summit will focus on nine interdependent tracks, which will be led by 19 countries in total and supported by international organizations.

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Toronto: Inter-Faith Vigil

  September 20-27, 2019 will mark the Week for Future. Both nationally and internationally events will be happening in support of those fighting for responses to the climate emergency. People of all faiths are in a unique position to support our shared community…

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Toronto: Climate Picnic

Climate Picnic is a Climate Action Week event designed with kids and self-care in mind! September 22 from 11am-2pm. Located at Stanley Park on the King streetcar line (890 King W.), this event will feature crafts, music and good people….

Climate Action Month Day 22: Climate Migrants and spiritual response to climate emergency

September 22, 2019

Today’s resources: Connie Sorio, Migrant Justice Coordinator joined more than 60 delegates from approximately 24 countries in a visit to three communities in the Greater Manila Area that are impacted by poverty, displacement and climate change. The visit was part…

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Forced displacement in the Philippines by climate change and greed – again

September 22, 2019

I joined more than 60 delegates from approximately 24 countries in a visit to three communities in the Greater Manila Area that are impacted by poverty, displacement and climate change. The visit was part of the Beyond Labels, Beyond Borders…

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Montreal: Amazon Benefit Concert

A collective of individuals with the support and participation of Comité pour les droits humains en Amérique latine (CDHAL), Coletivo Brasil-Montréal (Brésil Brazilian Collective), Women of Diverse Origins / Femmes de diverses origines, Climate Justice Montreal and others **All proceeds…

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Nelson: Climate Action for Peace

“Climate Action for Peace” is the theme of this year’s International Day of Peace, to be held in Nelson Saturday, September 21st.  KAIROS, an interfaith group that works for environmental justice in Canada and the world, will host the event,…

Climate Action Month Day 21: Overcoming differences

September 21, 2019

Ideological and geographical differences need to be overcome to create a sustainable future for the coming generations to enjoy.  “Young people from all over the world are leading the way, speaking passionately from their hearts about the state of emergency…

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