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. 

 

 

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We banned tobacco ads; why not those for fossil fuels?

Such a move would send a clear message that we are seeking a new normal for the sake of the planet’s health and for our kids.

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.