Posts tagged with ‘youth’

Posts tagged with ‘youth’

  • UPDATED MEDIA RELEASE – Friday For Future Youth Climate Strikes in Nine Canadian Cities during COP24

    November 30, 2018

    “Why should we go to school if there is going to be no future? The climate crisis is solvable, yet some adults are jeopardizing our future by blocking real action. They are not listening to experts nor cooperating. They are behaving like bullies. Because of their bad behaviour,…

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Climate Group Requests Parachutes for the Planet

    August 24, 2018

    We will be hosting a national display of Parachutes for the Planet on Parliament Hill in mid October. We created an educator’s guide to explain more about the initiative, how to create a parachute and get it to us for the display. A guide in French is also available.

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  • Blog: Parachutes for the Planet – Touching the Heart through Art

    June 25, 2018

    At the Parachutes for the Planet display in Washington DC on June 11, 2018, Rachel Kyte, Chief Executive Officer of Sustainable Energy for All, and Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All, took pictures of the parachutes from the Marshall Islands and tweeted the photos…

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Youth Art Project Metaphor for Soft Landing on the Climate Crisis

    May 25, 2018

    Parachutes for the Planet was initiated by 14-year-old Kallan Benson in Maryland to raise awareness of people living sustainable lives and affected by climate change. The Mother Earth Project is encouraging individuals, schools, and communities around the world to create Parachutes for the Planet™.  To date, 89 parachutes have been sent…

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  • APRIL 2018 CCCL EDUCATION CALL – Parachutes for the Planet – Kallan Benson

    April 25, 2018

    At 14 years old, Kallan Benson is our youngest guest speaker on a CCL Canada call. She introduced us to her initiative Parachutes for the Planet, a collaborative art project inviting youth and adults from all over the world to express their concerns about climate change. Their original art banners…

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  • LASER TALK: Millennials, elections, and climate change

    September 1, 2017

    For the first time in decades, Baby Boomers won’t make up the largest electorate in 2019. It will be Millennials, who are now the largest generation in Canada, comprising more than 25 percent of the population. Any politician wishing to win the next election has to this…

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