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28/10/19
Author: 
Christopher Hatch
Montay Beaubein-Day, aged 12,Tahltan- Wet’Suwet’en, in Vancouver. Photo by Kris Krug for Desmog.

October 27th 2019

It dawned ominously, the day of the great Greta climate strike in Vancouver. Rain and wind pummeled the lower mainland while emergency sirens echoed across the city. Even the crows were nowhere to be seen, presumably riding out the storm in their Burnaby roosts, not willing to make their ritual morning migration across Metro Vancouver.

28/10/19
Author: 
Jake Johnson
A structure on Highway 128 goes up in flames after the Kincade Fire raged into the Alexander Valley on Sunday morning, Oct. 27, 2019, east of Geyserville, California. (Karl Mondon/MediaNews Group/The Mercury News via Getty Images)

"Our rage as a nation has to burn as fiercely as every fire we witness — for the retiree who's lost their entire life savings, for the family forced to evacuate from a home they may never come back to, for the child suffocating in smoke miles away."

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October 28, 2019

26/10/19
Author: 
The Associated Press

PG&E admitted earlier its equipment may have ignited fire in north

Oct 25, 2019

26/10/19
Author: 
Jessica Corbett
A group of Syrian refugees arrives on the island of Lesbos after traveling in an inflatable raft from Turkey near Skala Sikaminias, Greece on July 15, 2015. (Photo: UNHCR/Andrew McConnell)

"If we are going to meaningfully discuss comprehensive climate equity and climate justice, we must inject security assistance and resettlement opportunities for climate-displaced persons into our conversations."

26/10/19
Author: 
Alain Savard
Hundreds of thousands marched in Montreal against climate change on September 27, including 7,500 workers on strike. Photo: Félix Sésé.

October 25, 2019

With a crowd of 500,000, Montreal’s march for the climate was the largest in the world during the September 20-27 week of climate action. Yet it was also noteworthy for another reason.

Despite provincial labor laws preventing unions from striking over political issues, 11 locals representing 7,500 workers formally voted to go on strike for a day.

21/10/19
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Oct. 21, 2019

By now, you've heard a lot from us about the Green New Deal — and how this bold, integrated vision could guide us to a better future. But here’s the thing: to turn that vision into reality, we also have to talk about saving our democracy, right now.

18/10/19
Author: 
George Monbiot
‘Catastrophe afflicts people now and, unlike those in the rich world who can still afford to wallow in despair, they are forced to respond in practical ways.’ Photograph: Guillem Sartorio/AFP/Getty Images
15 Apr 2019

No one is coming to save us. Mass civil disobedience is essential to force a political response
 
Had we put as much effort into preventing environmental catastrophe as we’ve spent on making excuses for inaction, we would have solved it by now. Everywhere I look, I see people engaged in furious attempts to fend off the moral challenge it presents.

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