A Manifesto for Ambition

International Alliance of Grandparents for the Climate (IAGC) L’Alliance International des Grand-Parents pour le Climat Eight countries have come together to fight to protect grandchildren from the ravages of global warming. The representatives of these countries have adopted the following as the statement of their mission. The International Alliance of Grandparents for the Climate (IAGC) speaks and …

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Our Canada Day letter to COP 21

Monsieur Laurent Fabius, Ministre des Affaires Etrangères and Chairperson of COP 21 Quay d’Orsay, 75007 Paris France Dear Minister Fabius, For Our Grandchildren (4RG) is an environmental organization based in Canada with a single focus:  Climate Change. We have been critical of Canada’s participation in Conference of the Parties meetings in recent years.  Regrettably, Canada has been …

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Air Travel and GHG Emissions

Will grandparents cut back on air travel to reduce GHG emissions? We received a question about air travel, a subject of commentary in several of our blogs. The specific question was: “How many grandparents in 4RG have decided to not fly in order to preserve climate stability?” The questioner referred to his older brother (63) who is now a …

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The Grandparents Generation is changing!

A friend sent my wife and me a poem on the occasion of our first grandchild – many years ago.  One verse read: “Grandmothers don’t have to do anything except be there: They’re old so they shouldn’t play hard or run. If they take us for walks they slow down past things like pretty leaves …

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Prince Charles considers climate change a “threat”!

The Globe and Mail noted that the message from Prince Charles was big – a warning that “nature’s life support systems” are under threat.

“The dangers of climate change, overfishing, deforestation and the widening gap between rich and poor were among some of the issues he noted, saying they are becoming even more of a focus for him now because he is a grandfather to Prince George.”

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