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A young climate striker at last year's Toronto march. Image: Lewis Parsons/Unsplash
David Suzuki | Young people are drawing attention to the pressing need to address the climate emergency. Once more, they're asking grownups to pay attention and support the call for strong, effective climate action.
News
Climate strike activists in Edmonton. Image: Paula E. Kirman
Paula E. Kirman | Greta Thunberg helps amplify, but is not the true centre of protest.
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Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish environmental activist, at the start of a large march through Edmonton yesterday. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | It would have been a remarkable accomplishment for any group to summon a throng of the size that enthusiastically greeted 16-year-old Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg in Edmonton.
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Climate strikers on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. Image: Dennis Gruending
Dennis Gruending | Some critics say anyone who uses fossil fuels is a hypocrite if they engage in climate activism. Such accusations are disingenuous and meant to shame and disable people.
Columnists
Ottawa climate strike September 27, 2019. Image: Holly Drew/Wikimedia Commons
Ole Hendrickson | People of all ages participated in the global climate strike on September 27, Canada's largest-ever nationwide mass action, led by youth.
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Climate strike in Edmonton. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | The young protesters who gathered on the frigid doorstep of the Alberta legislature yesterday may not frighten Premier Jason Kenney, but they ought to.
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Global Climate Strike in London, March 2019. Image: Garry Knight/Flickr
Ed Finn | We are directing our wrath against the wrong perpetrators of climate change. It's not the world's governments; it's the world's multinational corporations, to whom governments have become subservient.
Podcast
Image: International Trade Union Confederation. Used by permission.
Marc Belanger, C. Marie Ainsborough, Derek Blackadder | RadioLabour Canada Report: Labour's fight for a just transition to green economies.
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Image: Angelika Hackett
Robert Hackett | Across New Zealand, a reported 170,000 people took part in the climate strike. That's about 3.4 per cent of the population -- one of the largest protests in the country's history.
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David Suzuki | Unequal privilege keeps the door open to those with influence -- from the Koch brothers to Big Oil -- who continue to manufacture distrust of climate science and meaningful solutions.
News
Naomi Klein. Image: Adolfo Lujan/Flickr
Sophia Reuss | We spoke with Naomi Klein about her new book, the Global Climate Strike, what's at stake in the upcoming Canadian federal election, and how the movement for a Green New Deal can counter eco-fascism.
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Edmonton public school Trustee Michael Janz. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | Michael Janz is an energetic and articulate advocate for public education, and in possession of an unerring instinct for what makes journalists pay attention.