To those who know Michael Binnion, MMN offers but one glimpse of a well-connected and determined insider’s campaign to change our national conversation about both fossil fuels generally and carbon pricing in particular.
In an election campaign haunted by the spectres of racism and anti-immigrant backlash, both at home and abroad, the NDP leader has repeatedly been thrust into the role of unofficial spokesperson for racialized Canadians.
While Canada's federal leaders took to the election campaign trail at home, Canadian mayors took to the United Nations to listen, learn and promote best sustainable practices and nature-based solutions in cities.
Was the “Greta factor” instrumental in getting this many people out? There’s no doubt. But those on the streets sound purposeful and committed to change. They were inspired by Greta, but actively looking for local solutions to a global crisis.
Buying a sturdy plastic to-go tumbler is an appealing way to feel like you are doing something proactive in the battle against climate change and plastic waste — but there might be better ways to help.