Through the UN conference process, the entire international community has come together to agree on shared values, goals, and strategies to achieve them. This effort shows one of the UN's greatest strengths: the ability to move from consciousness raising to agenda setting to agreement on action by member states.
It is the United Nations that has put the climate agenda on the table, and it is through the UN that we must take global action to solve the problem. The Hill Times file photograph by Sam Garcia
The youth have led the way, and they are quite right. Humanity must do much more about climate change if we’re to save the planet.
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Unless Trudeau plans to be out on these streets, fighting against police brutality or in cabinet drafting legislation to curb police powers, his, and all the other white voices of his ilk, have no merit here.
'I do agree that things need to be implemented as quickly as possible. We could've done this a lot sooner. The good news is that we’re doing it now and announcing it today,' says Transport Minister Marc Garneau.