Climate Challenge 1: Wake Up your Workplace

Our first challenge for the year is a big one!  And you won't be able to do it in a week.  But a lot of it is just about learning to talk climate with co-workers -- so it won't take any additional time in your schedule, just a little dose of bravery to get out … Continue reading Climate Challenge 1: Wake Up your Workplace

Year (and a bit) In Review

We only existed for a few months in 2018, so we rolled a year and a bit into one email. None of these projects were things we achieved on our own -- we teamed up with other activists, we got advice from friends, we were blessed with surprise assistance from all corners of the city … Continue reading Year (and a bit) In Review

Our Five Favourite Videos of 2019

Along with other projects, we taught ourselves to do video editing and launched a youtube channel this year.  Here are our five favourite videos of 2019. KITTEN EMERGENCY: Climate Crisis explained by Cats. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3omzevvDkc CLIMATE PICNIC RECAP: Our first climate picnic was a lovely, musical spring afternoon and friend of the collective Yana made a … Continue reading Our Five Favourite Videos of 2019

The GTHA Carbon Inventory: Cars and Trucks and Things that (must) go

The Toronto Atmospheric Fund’s Carbon Inventory for the GTHA (2015-2017) is devastating.  While staff at the Toronto Atmospheric Fund highlight some marginal successes any sober reader can see that we are failing to reduce emissions in any meaningful way. The science tells us that we must reduce emissions by 7% a year around the world.  … Continue reading The GTHA Carbon Inventory: Cars and Trucks and Things that (must) go

Letter to Canadian MPs

The letter I'm sending to MPs aims to remind them that 1) climate change is an existential threat; 2) they have the power to act while the people they are charged with representing do not and 3) Canada's current policy on this issue is an abysmal failure. Dear [MP name goes here], In the fall … Continue reading Letter to Canadian MPs