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  • BLOG: First School Strike for Climate in Interior BC

    March 17, 2019

    The first school strike for the climate in Interior BC held March 4 was an enormous success. Despite bitterly cold weather, well over 200 students from around the region converged in front of Nelson City Hall for hours.

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  • BLOG: 10 ARGUMENTS FOR CARBON PRICING: ‘DON’T THROW ANY TOOL OUT OF THE TOOLBOX’- By Lyn Adamson

    February 24, 2019

    After a multi-year fight for political acceptance, carbon pricing is suddenly under attack from all sides of the political spectrum. Lyn Adamson, co-chair of Toronto-based Climate Fast and member of Citizens’ Climate Lobby, has 10 reasons not to abandon a key tool in the climate action toolbox.

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  • BLOG: Organizing a climate strike by Caterina Lindman

    January 25, 2019

    Having strikes in our local area is a way to amplify Greta’s message and to exercise our own power in showing how urgent it is to avert climate collapse.  If we don’t act with urgency, the world will suffer immensely due to ocean acidification, sea level rise, more droughts…

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  • BLOG: A Thank You to All the Unsung Heroes by Cathy Lacroix

    January 16, 2019

    All our members at Citizens’ Climate Lobby are unsung heroes.  We don’t do this work for profit or for glory, we do it because it’s the right thing to do.  We can be part of something that really matters.  I remember hearing Marshall Saunders say that he used to…

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  • BLOG: I’m Skipping School for Climate Emergency!

    January 7, 2019

    I’m in grade 11, and for one day a month, I skip school. Such action would normally be considered a petty teenage rebellion. However, with the threat of climate catastrophe hurtling towards us, we are not living in normal times. There is nothing radical about my desire for a…

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  • BLOG: Citizens’ Climate Lobby – The Cure for Climate Trauma

    January 3, 2019

    Finally, I told the story of lobbying in Washington and how on the first day I had a small list of representatives to visit and did not volunteer to do more because I feared for the headaches. After lobbying three times on the first day I never felt more…

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