Local democracy in action: climate conversation focus of Election 44 debate series this week
September 13, 2021
The election on Sept. 20 will close out another summer of extreme weather, July and August in Ontario brought heat waves, extreme thunderstorms, tornados, and fires across the northwest. British Columbia burned and hundreds died under a heat dome and the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued a code red for humanity.During the last federal election, GreenPAC and Québec’s Équiterre coordinated 104 debates on the environment of which 87 of the participating candidates won their seats and carried with them to the House of Commons the message that voters want ambitious action on climate change. It is being done again in locations across Canada during Election 44.
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