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ClimateFast letter

ClimateFast sends letter to Rod Philips, Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks over the scrapping of Cap and Trade.  See letter here.
 

Write to Your Elected Representatives

Climate fast urges all is supporters to write to their MPP and local councillor about Bill 4 (scrapping cap and trade) and Bill 5 (cutting number of Toronto councillors to 25) before August 13. Sample letters can be found here.
 

ClimateFast Hosts Theatre of the Oppressed

Come and join us, August 15th, in an evening of interactive theatre.  Theatre of the Oppressed is a form of popular community-based education that uses theater as a tool for social change.  Pavla Uppal, founder and learning consultant @ Your Story Matters, will be our director.  The fun starts at 6:30 PM at Friends House, 60 Lowther Ave.  Register here.


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Dear friends of climate action in Toronto:

The municipal election is ON!  and we invite your involvement.

MUNICIPAL ELECTION VOLUNTEER FORUM: LET'S MAKE CLIMATE ACTION COUNT AT CITY HALL!

On Wednesday July 18th, 6:30 pm, we will offer a forum with guest speakers from the 'Toronto Council Renewal Project'.  They have set up an excellent program to support progressive (including climate progressive) candidates through a database and networking initiative to bring progressive groups together.  

It is crucial that we elect a climate action friendly city council in October - and the campaigns are starting now.

Come out, bring your ideas, and learn more!  Friends House, 60 Lowther Ave.

Please register by sending an email to lyn@climatefast.ca

DIRECTLY AFFECTED - FILM ON PIPELINE BATTLE

Tomorrow - Wednesday July 11th, 6:30 pm, Friends House, 60 Lowther Ave.  Please visit the Facbook event page for more details.


The Toronto DRAWDOWN program, based on the book by Paul Hawken continues with two summer forums - save the dates!
 

Two sector summits


Join Unify Toronto for the third and fourth of seven Drawdown sector summits. On July 25, learn about Electricity Generation sector solutions, and on August 29, about Buildings and Cities-related solutions to global warming that are already in place and in action in Toronto. 

Discover how you can help empower humanity's response to global warming by accelerating what is already working. By donation.


Project Drawdown has identified, researched and modeled the 100 most substantive, existing solutions to address climate change, grouped into seven sectors. Put together, they reveal a path forward that can roll back global warming by 2050. 

In each informative and collaborative evening:

  • Learn more about the solutions in those sector identified and modelled by Project Drawdown
  • Hear from experts who are making change with related solutions at the individual, corporate and government level:
  • Build a long and local vision for accelerating solutions in those sectors in Toronto to their fullest potential
  • Offer what you can give and/or request what you need, to help move forward those solutions in Toronto and reverse our greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
Energy Sector Summit
July 25, 6:30-9:30

Friends House, 60 Lowther Ave.
​St. George N of Bloor, Toronto
Buildings and Cities Sector Summit
August 29, 6:30-9:30

Friends House, 60 Lowther Ave.
St. George N of Bloor, Toronto


For more info and to register
For more info and to register