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Climate justice activists make 2016 the year of action

Photo: Leap Manifesto website

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In a public Google hangout, climate justice activists Naomi Klein, Avi Lewis, Bianca Mugyenyi (This Changes Everything), Bill McKibben (350.org) and Asad Rehman (Friends of the Earth UK) partnered to talk about the Leap Manifesto and its global call to climate and economic justice in 2016.

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The Leap Manifesto: A call for a Canada based on caring for the earth and one another

On September 15th, over 50 institutions and over 100 individual signatories came together to launch the The Leap Manifesto: A call for a Canada based on caring for the earth and one another. The manifesto warns that: "climate scientists have told us that this is the decade to take decisive action to prevent catastrophic global warming. That means small steps will no longer get us where we need to go."

"So we need to leap!"

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Sign on to the Leap Manifesto and demand a better future for Canada

So the Liberals have a majority, what does that mean for the environment, climate, science and transparency?  Carol Linnett is on top of things and published this great blog on Desmog.ca outlining the Liberal position on these issues. 

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The Leap Manifesto: A call for a Canada based on caring for the Earth and one another

September 15, 2015
| Listen in to a press conference where a group of prominent Canadians launched a manifesto outlining a bold climate and economic vision.
Length: 55:39 minutes (50.96 MB)

Watch LIVE Tuesday: Prominent Canadians launch manifesto outlining bold climate and economic vision for country

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'People and Planet First': Naomi Klein on climate justice and a new economy

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