Posts Tagged "climate justice"

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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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.”…

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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…

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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Press Advisory: KAIROS joins the Global Climate Strike for climate action and justice, September 27

September 26, 2019

(Toronto, ON) – KAIROS staff will join the Global Climate Strike on Friday, September 27 in cities and communities across Canada to help send a strong message to all levels of government to take immediate and appropriate action to ensure…

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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 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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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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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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For the Love of Creation

September 21, 2019

On Earth Day 2019, Christian leaders from across Canada released For the Love of Creation, a collaborative video with an urgent message: the global climate crisis has reached a critical stage and requires an urgent moral and spiritual response. Ideological and…

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Toronto – Youth Climate Strike Teach-In

“When I grow up, I’d like to be alive”… The climate crisis is real, is happening already, and will affect everything we love. So what do we do when our world is under attack? STAND UP FIGHT BACK! Join us…

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Multiple Cities: A Future for the Amazon, a Future for All

Join a workshop in your region to learn about Development and Peace’s new campaign For our Common Home: A future for the Amazon, a future for all. You will delve into the issues that are threatening the Amazon and its people, and learn…

Climate Action Month Day 20: Support youth at Fridays for Future

September 20, 2019

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.   The week will begin with a school strike for climate led by Friday’s for Future on September…

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Prayer – Youth Climate Strike

September 20, 2019

Le français suit We call on member churches to read this prayer on Sunday, September 22, 2019 and invite you to use it wherever it is appropriate. Written by Jennifer Henry, with thanks to community members David Millar and Elaine…

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Barrie – Amnesty Book Club: The Right to be Cold by Shiela Watt-Coultier

The Right to Be Cold is a human story of resilience, commitment, and survival told from the unique vantage point of an Inuk woman who, in spite of many obstacles, rose from humble beginnings in the Arctic community of Kuujjuaq, Quebec—where…

Climate Action Month Day 19: Film festival

September 19, 2019

Join Climate Fast in the screening of the film “The Human Element”. If you are not located in Toronto, watch the film and comment your thoughts.   Human activity has now surpassed all other forces shaping our world. In an arresting…

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Spirited Reflection: Season of Creation

September 19, 2019

Not all Christians may be aware of it, but the period of September 1 to October 4 is recognized as the Season of Creation by most Christian Churches in the world. This yearly celebration of Creation seems to be such…

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Climate Action Month Day 18: Reducing carbon footprint

September 18, 2019

Ecological grief, or feelings of hopelessness and anxiety about the planet’s health, may stem from stress related to ecological loss and a changing natural environment. One way to address ecological grief is by highlighting the behavioural changes that individuals can make…

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Combating Ecological grief

September 18, 2019

Ecological grief, or feelings of hopelessness and anxiety about the planet’s health, may stem from stress related to ecological loss and a changing natural environment. One way to address ecological grief is by highlighting the behavioural changes that individuals can make in their daily lives to combat climate change.   In honour of Climate…

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3% Virtual Assembly

Ahead of the September 27 climate strike, 3% Project is organizing a free school-wide Virtual Assembly on Wednesday, September 18, 2019. The Virtual Assembly will provide youth-friendly, holistic education on climate solutions in the context of the UN Sustainable Development Goals…