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We restricted nuclear weapons. Now we must limit fossil fuels

This opinion was written by Lyn Adamson and was published in the Toronto Star on August 6, 2021. Lyn is a co-chair of ClimateFast.
 

On Aug. 6, 1945, a single nuclear blast destroyed Hiroshima, Japan.

Imagine 400,000 Hiroshima bombs a day. That’s the energy imbalance being created on the planet — an imbalance that has doubled, according to NASA, since 2005....

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Groundwork Webcast Series: Recordings Available

GROUNDWORK WEBCAST SERIES - PARTS 1, 2 and 3

View recordings of all three webcasts in the Groundworks series.

 

MONDAY JUNE 7 - Food, Land, Climate: Groundwork for Change...

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Growing the FFNPT one town at a time: our 10 step campaign strategy!

by Lyn Adamson

Here we share the story of our two-month campaign in Toronto. We recognize this model will need to be adapted to your local circumstances. Every campaign will be different.

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FFNPT IN THE NEWS!

The passing of the motion by Toronto City Council to endorse the call for a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty led to a number of op-ed articles and letters to the editor being published by various news outlets: 

The Public Health Case for a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty...

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TCAN members support the FFNP Treaty

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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



Kitchen Table Climate Conversations (KTCC’s) is a grassroots initiative spearheaded by ClimateFast and led by those willing to host or facilitate a conversation. Its goal is to empower people to hold conversations about climate justice that increase understanding of the climate emergency, honour emotions, spark effective actions and solutions, emphasize the power of collective efforts, and underline the need for political advocacy. In March and April 2021, a series of KTCC training sessions was provided. Click here for more information about KTCC resources, hosting conversations and support meetings.

 

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

 

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