Canada must treat the climate crisis like the emergency it is!
In addition to the pandemic, the world is simultaneously facing another emergency– the climate crisis. And while the climate crisis might seem abstract and far off to some, it is already gravely impacting the lives of millions of people around the world, and will get worse with time if urgent action is not taken now.
It’s high time the Canadian government and Canada’s provincial governments started treating the climate crisis like the emergency it is. Amnesty International urges Canada’s federal and provincial governments to take urgent action to reduce emissions quickly, while ensuring that human rights are always protected.
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Join our Climate Justice and Corporate Accountability Specialized Team – a team of Amnesty volunteers that meets monthly to strategize, share information, organize events, write letters, push for ambitious, human rights consistent climate action, and more. For more information and/or to join the team, contact Elena at email@example.com.
Save the date!
The next global climate strike will take place on March 19th. Check this space later for more information.
Watch this video to hear youth activists from around the world speaking about why they are striking for the climate.
Visit www.amnesty.ca/climate to learn more about Amnesty's climate justice program. If you want to go deeper, here are some of Amnesty’s recent public statements and letters concerning climate change and human rights:
Throne speech lacks transformative human rights vision Sept 23, 2020