Rally outside City Hall
Tuesday April 16, 8:30 AM
The United Nations has made it clear — we now have 11 years to avoid catastrophic impacts to the world’s species and ecosystems. The effects are already being felt in Ottawa: record floods in 2017; tornado impacts in late 2018; summers of extreme and deadly heat; and winters with erratic freeze-thaw cycles. Momentum is building among cities like Vancouver, Halifax, Kingston and Hamilton to urgently respond to this moment of crisis and build a better city, and Ottawa has the opportunity to lead. We are calling on the City of Ottawa to declare climate emergency now.
Cities/municipalities declaring climate emergency
Climate emergency declarations in 434 councils cover 39 million citizens
Hamilton declares a climate change emergency
City of Charlottetown joins growing list declaring a Climate Emergency
21 Canadian Municipalities have Declared a Climate Emergency
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Apr 9 2019 ID: 53032