Canada Prime Minister's Painted Pink
The campaign demands that the federal government create a national firefighting agency that trains and employs 50,000 firefighters in time for the upcoming fire season. In addition, the group demands that the government implement a citizens' assembly with legally binding power to decide how to tackle the climate and ecological crisis this year.
“200 000 Canadians had to evacuate their homes last summer” says Ben Holt, who sprayed the paint today. “Entire communities were burned to the ground. And yet our government has done nothing to mitigate the impacts of the climate crisis”
Ben continued, “I can accept that my actions will have consequences. What I can’t accept, and simply won’t accept is continued government inaction. Business as usual is destroying the climate that we all depend on.”
Last Generation Canada are part of the A22 Network for civil resistance.
"With their inaction on climate policy, the federal authorities are betraying the people and democracy. This comedy has to stop. So let’s take our responsibility and join in civil resistance together"
"Blockade at Grafair private jet terminal in Stockholm. Private jets are a moral atrocity, ban them for good!"
Copernicus finally caught up through the end of January, and it's not pretty. Overall January, 2024 was the hottest January on record, at 1.65°C above the pre-industrial baseline. January 31st was the hottest day of the month, at 1.93°C above pre-industrial.
Join DE This Sunday for a talk about how you can join this exciting group - and start making headlines of your own! Or at least help others do the same.
“What are our responsibilities at this time? Because of the fossil fuel industry, we are facing horrors of a magnitude never before experienced in our existence. Our government continues to lead us to the edge of no return. We must stand up and defend ourselves. No one else is going to do it. It must be us, if we want to live.
Our methods must be disruptive, and they must be nonviolent. Our actions are evidence-based, credible, and we have a plan. The only thing missing at this point in time is YOU!”
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