Publishing opinion pieces and speaking with journalists is one way For Our Kids parents spread the word on climate action. Check out some these articles we've written or been featured in local and national media. If you are interested in writing an op-ed or talking to journalists, then please connect with us for training resources and support in getting your story out there.

For Our Kids Alberta joins other organisations to push for clean energy

"The clean energy target is one avenue to engage and excite youth in our province, offering them a chance to be at the forefront of a sustainable future".

For Our Kids joined Climate Plan Alberta and the Alberta Renewable Energy Alliance at a press conference to object to the six-month pause on new renewable energy projects in Alberta, while supporting the federal target for a net-zero electricity grid by 2035.

Taking care of the green lungs of our cities

"As scientists and healthcare professionals, it's our duty to sound the alarm. We are concerned about the effects of the climate crisis on the health of our children, the population and the many living species to which we are connected and on which we depend."

For Our Kids Montreal member Kelly Martin writes in La Presse about the impacts of wildfire smoke to our air quality and health. 



Dirty pensions uncovered

Recently Meg Ecclestone, a For Our Kids member in Guelph, Ontario, was interviewed by CORRECTIV, an independent newsroom in Germany. The piece is part of an in-depth exposé of the international connections between public pension plans like the CPP and fossil fuel projects. 


From Parenting to Climate Action: Mother's Day op-ed

"It is comforting to know you are not alone in the journey of motherhood or climate action. It’s something we can all do to know that we stood up when it mattered, and — as our kids get older — we act as role models."

On Mother's Day 2023, Marianne Ariganello, of the Ottawa-Gatineau For Our Kids' team, reflects on why she dedicates so much time and energy to climate justice.  

Read the full article here.