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‘climate change’

A sign of our times

The storyboards of our neighbourhoods. We see them every day, we ignore them every day. We laugh at them and they make us angry, they can make us take action or bring out the rebel inside us. They are so common that we take them for granted, yet they have been around for decades. We read them while we’re waiting…

A very Canadian protest

A well behaved but noisy protest An anti-oilsands protest took place in downtown Calgary on Wednesday (Jan 22) morning with a pro-energy group also holding a counter-rally of its own. Approx 100 or so protesters turned up and both sides were in fine voice, in what was a very Canadian demonstration. At times it seemed like each side took it in…

Friday’s for future Calgary

The school strike for the climate, also known variously as Fridays for Future, Youth for Climate, Climate Strike or Youth Strike for Climate, is an international movement of school students who take time off from class to participate in demonstrations to demand action to prevent further global warming and climate change. Publicity and widespread organising began after Swedish schoolgirl Greta…