Will climate refugees in Canada finally spur action on climate change?
Saskatchewan today has thousands of climate refugees suffering as a result of climate change. Will that be enough to change minds and spur meaningful action? If our leaders have, as they should, the health and wellbeing of the population as their highest priority, it must.
Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq. 'At the same time as the federal government is stepping in to take action to respond to the effects of climate change, they are the subject of international criticism at the Climate Summit of the Americas in Toronto for their inaction on its prevention or mitigation,' write Ryan Meili and Mahli Brindamour. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright