The Power of Cities to Tackle Climate Change
Public talk and discussion with David Miller
Swansea Town Hall, January 11, 2017
2017 promises to be rather industrious and fruitful for Green 13 and action on our goals. Our first event of the year was the best one in the recent history of many environmental mo...Read more
Ward 13/14 Roundtable on Community Preparedness for Extreme Weather Events
Ward 13/14 Roundtable on Community Preparedness for Extreme Weather Events January 14, 2017
Green 13 organized this inaugural meeting that took place Saturday, January 14, 2017 at the Annette Library, to bring together representatives, by invitation, from as many stakeholder groups as possible here in Ward 13, as well as the west side of Ward 14 ( e.g. residents’ associations, condo reps, BIAs, faith communities, libraries, schools, health centres, recreation cent...Read more
Chronology of Military and Intelligence Concerns About Climate Change
The Center for Climate and Security posted the following article on January 12, 2017:
Mayor Tory Shocks Environmentalists by Voting Against Climate Action
Toronto: In a shocking late night vote, Dec.15 '16, Mayor Tory voted against a motion to ask the City’s Budget Committee to find funds in 2017 to help meet Toronto’s climate change targets.
“Every Torontonian concerned with climate change should be profoundly disappointed by Mayor Tory’s vote,” said Franz Hartmann, Executive Director of the Toronto Environmental Alliance (TEA), Toronto’s environmental watchdog. “While he voted for a new climate change plan, he voted against opening the...
Civil Society Responds to Release of Canada's National Framework for Climate Action
Civil Society Responds to Release of Canada’s National Framework for Climate Action
OTTAWA (December 9, 2016) - Today, First Ministers released the much-anticipated Pan-Canadian Framework on Climate Change and Clean Grow...Read more