Parents Want Urgent Action at COP15 and beyond

Marianne Ariganello's op-ed in the National Observer talks about what will be lost if we don't take rapid action to protect nature -- at COP15 and beyond. 

Want to read more about For Our Kids' actions during COP15? Read about the March for Biodiversity here and check out Jennifer Smith's op-ed and commentary here. 

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Marianne's wasn't the only important op-ed in the National Observer. This op-ed appeared on the same day, and we wanted to share it with you too, because "Indigenous communities are adept at sustainable practices, sometimes developed over thousands of years, making them essential players in decarbonization and adaptation measures. However, rather than prioritize this knowledge and expertise, climate COP negotiators sideline them."

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This month, NDP MP Charlie Angus introduced Bill C-372, “An Act respecting fossil fuel advertising” in the House of Commons. This was modelled on the act targeting tobacco advertisements. Reaction was swift and extreme with overblown claims that ordinary citizens would be jailed for sharing positive opinions about oil and gas. Hopefully, common sense will prevail.