In Canada, the idea of citizens’ right to live in a healthy environment is getting traction at both the grassroots and highest political levels, says environmentalist David Suzuki.
The lack of access to clean drinking water for hundreds of First Nations, Metis and Inuit communities across Canada, is a national shame, says environmentalist David Suzuki.
Kate Aronoff, a freelance journalist based in Philadelphia, argues that the recent People’s Climate March and Flood Wall Street protests made climate change “impossible for even the most mainstream of media to ignore.”
Molly McCracken, the Director of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Manitoba Office, argues that the current federal response to homelessness in Canada “is disproportionate to the scope of the problem.”
While Canada and the U.S. have the same official carbon reduction target, the U.S. is on track to meet its target while Canada continues to slide further and further behind.