Posts tagged COP21
Top 25 alumni Kale Black talks COP21 and youth environmentalism.

We had the chance to catch up with one of our Top 25 Environmentalists Under 25 alumni, Kale Black, at the Hamilton2Paris rally that took place in Hamilton, Ontario on November 29th, alongside millions of others participating in the Global Climate March prior to the COP21 climate negotiations in Paris.  Here's what he had to say about the role of Canadian youth in climate change conversations.

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Youth are speaking up: A message from the Global Climate March in Vancouver.

On November 29th, just one day before the launch of the COP21 climate change conference in Paris, thousands took to the streets of Vancouver to make a very clear statement: We need better climate policies – now. Other cities around the world – from Ireland to Japan, and from the Philippines to Egypt– participated in The Global Climate March, bringing necessary attention to the need for immediate climate action as we strive to save our planet from the consequences associated with further warming.

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Just Transitions and False Solutions

The climate justice movement is calling for tremendous change between now and 2050 – a 35-year window of opportunity to decarbonize our economies. We understand both the gravity and enormity of the transition for which we advocate. This transition will fundamentally change many of the social and economic systems that we belong to today - and we wouldn’t have it any other way.

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