Advocacy & Policy

A Good War: Mobilizing Canada for the Climate Emergency

Struggling to keep optimism and hope that humans will solve the climate crisis? In the book A Good War (September 2020), author Seth Klein builds a case for the Canadian government adopting a war cabinet framework to do what the science says we must do to address the climate crisis. His detailed plan shows practical ways we can succeed!  Video: 4 Hopeful Lessons from WW2 to Confront Climate Change

 

Climate Emergency: A 26-Week Transition Program for Canada

Guy Dauncey proposes 164 new climate policies and programs, costing $59 billion a year in new investments, without raising taxes or increasing public sector borrowing. The result of implementing this transition plan would be a 65% reduction in emissions by 2030 and 100% by 2040.  Climate Emergency: A 26-Week Transition Program for Canada

 

David Suzuki Foundation: Work with your local government on climate change

Step-by-step rules and advice for working with the government on climate action, including knowing which level of government to approach and figuring out your ask in advance. Its aim is to help demystify government processes so we can be more successful in taking climate action. https://davidsuzuki.org/what-you-can-do/work-with-your-local-government-on-climate-action/