A coalition of more than 100 environmental and Indigenous groups from Canada and Europe are asking Germany to withdraw from a loan guarantee in support of a mega project to process and export natural gas in Goldboro, Guysborough County.
Not quite the huge turnout of last year, but a very respectable 500 people gathered at the Grand Parade for this year’s climate strike. Their message was just as powerful as last year’s, and even more urgent.
Press release: Members of Stop Spraying and Clear-Cutting Nova Scotia (SSCCNS) will be attending the student-led Climate Strike on Friday, September 25, 2020. On this day of global climate action, SSCCNS would like to highlight the vital role that healthy forests play in fighting climate change. Science shows that forests stabilize our climate by absorbing and storing carbon, which prevents that carbon from further warming our atmosphere. This is a significant consideration in Nova Scotia, where forests cover 75% of our province.
On september 25th 2020, Climate Strike Halifax, A.K.A schoolstrike4climatehfx will hold a socially distanced climate justice rally. As a society we are currently experiencing many overlapping crises and do not have the luxury of complacency. Therefore, we continue to strike in the name of climate justice in a covid-friendly manner to show government that we are #notgoingback to normal.
In this weekend’s weekend video the PLANifax people make a good case for free transit in Halifax. Timely too, with municipal elections around the corner.
New development tends to start with the tearing down of existing buildings. I spoke with Peggy Cameron about the city’s problematic demolition approvals, their impact on climate change and affordable housing, and the reluctance of city councillors to make things better.
REJECT TECK! is the two-word message a group of mothers and grandmothers in Halifax will personally deliver to Liberal MP Andy Fillmore on Tuesday, February 11, at 11am.
If you’re concerned about the climate crisis and want to do something about it—and you live in or around K’jipuktuk/Halifax—please come out for coffee and discussion on Sunday, January 19 from 2 to 5pm.
Within NATO countries, it is the military that is the largest institutional consumer of oil and largest emitter of greenhouse gases. And NATO countries spend billions on expensive weaponry that should be used to meet our climate change targets and help developing countries to meet theirs and adapt to climate-induced droughts, fires and flooding.
Paul Jenkinson reflects on food security and building community as he engages in a hunger strike to raise awareness of the urgency of climate change.