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.
A research team in the province's northwest is touching on some of the most polarized debates going on in the country: from climate change to the potential dangers of transporting — and spilling — oil.