1. Talk Climate. Read news about Climate Science and Climate Policy. We recommend Grist, The Guardian, The National Observer and the Canadian Climate Challenge. It’s also useful to follow scientists like Peter Kalmus, Michael Mann and Katharine Hayhoe and activists and organizers like Mary Heglar, Greta Thunberg, Bill McKibben, George Monbiot and Dallas Goldtooth on … Continue reading Take Action
Our Climate Picnic last week has filled us with hope and soaked our nervous bones in lovely sounds and sunshine. And it wouldn’t have happened without the help of so many people. We had some great organizers and volunteers including Sue, Ira, Clarence and Brianne. Sue was especially generous in lining up the circus performers … Continue reading Climate Picnic Thank Yous!
One of the demands of Fridays for Future Toronto is that Toronto should declare a climate emergency. While working on a letter to the mayor from staff, students and alumni at my former high school, I realized it would be useful to make these tools available as google documents to students or alumni from other … Continue reading Climate Emergency Letters
On April 22, we’re calling on EVERYBODY to email EVERYBODY they know with a personal message about our Climate Crisis. We don’t want to provide an email template — because we want people to share their own views and emotions. But we will share the emails we are sending so that you can get an … Continue reading ALLemailsALL Sample Emails
The First Three Climate Picnics are the books — but we hope to do more, and maybe you will too! Here’s a how-to guide if you want to plan your own. The basic plan is this — we are going to gather in the Southeast corner of Christie Pits Park, bring our signs and songs … Continue reading Climate Picnic Overview