Why I joined For Our Grandchildren!

I grew up in the forties, when pleasures were much simpler.  Aged 7 & 9, my sister and I would walk several blocks to the library, or to the skating rink on weekends. We even ventured across the Bloor Viaduct to the Museum. We tobogganed in the Don Valley before the DVP was built, and …

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EU’s “Vote” on Tar Sands rating pleases Federal Government

The EU’s Fuel Quality Directive Committee (a group of experts) voted today on the contentious European Fuel Directive that ranked the carbon content of tar sands oil negatively in comparison with conventional oil.  Neither side gathered sufficient votes for approval or rejection of the Directive, so now the EU Council of Ministers must decide the issue.  Our Federal …

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News from Norway!

Halfdan Wik of the Grandparents Climate Campaign (Norway) writes: We have really appreciated our contacts with Canadian grandparents, and are still hoping we can spread the message to new countries. It’s my firm conviction that grandparents have an important political role to play. A few days ago I received James Hansen’s newsletter, and read his …

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10/10/10

The below is a letter from Anthony Ketchum, Mary Ketchum, and Sandi Trillo to local Torontonians.  This is an example of the type of demonstrations that ForOurGrandchildren endorse in support of the powerful 10/10/10 initiative of 350.org.  Visit their website now, or read on for full details, and please submit your comments for actions you would …

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Climate Change and Guerilla Theatre!

To say the least, the US Chamber of Commerce has not been sympathetic to the US government’s response to climate change. At one stage the Chamber proposed that the science that supports concerns over climate change be “put on trial”. The Chamber later explained that this proposal was not directed to the climate science generally …

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