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Food systems have a huge impact on climate and climate has a huge influence on food. Research has shown that the global food system produces almost a...

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CLIMATEFAST NEWSLETTER - JULY 2021

All of us volunteering in ClimateFast have been shaken and, those of us who are not of Muslim or Indigenous background, further awakened over the past month, by the devastating fall out of the white supremacist culture we have grown up in and continue to live in.  

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Toronto City Council to consider Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty motion

The Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty will be on Toronto City Council's agenda on July 15!!!! 

It is urgent that we show our support for this motion, Please write to your Councillor (see our Letter Template) or ask for a meeting with your Councillor (see our Tips for Meeting with Your Councillor)

Read the motion.   

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Indigenous Protected Conservation Areas

New blog post by Sabeen Abbas: June 27, 2021

This May, The Narwhal, held a webinar on the role Indigenous Protected Conservation Areas (IPCAs) could play in protecting biodiversity and mitigating climate change.

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Tips for meeting with your Councillor

1.    Request the Meeting 
Your email to your councillor might go something like this:

 

Dear Councillor ____

 

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Campaigns
 

Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty-Toronto Campaign

We helped mobilize the City of Toronto to call on City Council to endorse the Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty (FFNPT) and to ask the Canadian government to endorse the treaty and support its passage at the upcoming COP26 UN Climate Change Conference in November 2021. This was acheived on June 14, 2021.

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Kitchen Table Climate Conversations



A training series in Kitchen Table Climate Conversations was provided on March 1, 15, 29, and April 12...Click here for more information.

 

Municipal Climate Action - CarbonFreeTO

In 2018, Council voted unanimously to support TransformTO... Learn more

 

Toronto Climate Film Festival (TCFF)

Toronto Climate Film Festival is showing a number of environmental films Learn more

 

Provincial Climate action Peoples' Climate Plan for Ontario

We need a REAL peoples climate plan for Ontario to respond to the climate crisis... Learn more

 

VOCAL 

Climatefast launched its new campaign VOCAL - Voices of Ontarians for Climate Accountability and Leadership and one its first actions is to fight Bill 4, the repeal of Cap and Trade, which jeopardizes TransformTO... Learn more