Listen to an interview with climate justice activist Angela Orellana Schwalm followed by a group discussion at the solidarity vigil held Tuesday in Toronto.
They were joined on the telephone by Lyn Adamson, who along with other climate justice activists has been fasting in Ottawa on Parliament Hill since Sept. 21st, International Day of Peace.
They will end their fast on Tues. Oct. 2, International Day of Non-Violence.
Find out more about the Climate fast at www.climatefast.ca
The group is demanding that the Federal Government 1) fulfill its promise to stop fossil fuel subsidies; 2) put a price on carbon; and 3) develop a National Renewable Energy Plan.
The public are encouraged to pledge to fast, and to contact their MP, or write to their local newspapers.
Sample letters and more details can be found here: www.climatefast.ca
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