As part of a series highlighting the work of young people in addressing the climate crisis, writer Patricia Lane interviews Pier-Olivier Boudreault, conservation director for the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society Quebec.
Many things can spell the last straw for an exhausted farmer — a crop that doesn’t work out, a few too many days working in a row. For Kristen Penhall, it was a comment about the number of carrots in one of her vegetable boxes.
Meanwhile, increasing numbers of people, frustrated by the rate at which the province is protecting old-growth, are heading to the Fairy Creek blockades near Port Renfrew in the B.C. premier’s Vancouver Island riding.
Mark Jaccard, author of A Citizen's Guide to Climate Success, said that when it comes to addressing the climate crisis, it’s likely that neither international nor even domestic policy consensus will ever be achieved.
Jobs data for March shows that young people bounded back into part-time retail and other service work with the relaxation of public health measures employed to fight COVID-19. The need to tighten them again means the gains won’t last.