Peterborough We > Tar Sands Action

On Saturday, July 4th about 90 Peterborough Citizens gathered in Confederation Square to send a message calling for a justice based transition away from the tar sands to a 100% clean-energy economy in Canada. “Our community and our country can be a better place to live in without Canada’s current dependence on the fossil fuel economy.” … Read more

“International Coalition of Grandparents Appeal for Climate Sanity”

Statement to national and international political leaders from Concerned Grandparents – united for our grandchildrens’ sustainable future. International Grandparents call for a new moral leadership, giving priority to the safety of all our grandchildren and their right to a sustainable planet. Putting their best interest at the top of national and international political agendas will … Read more

Coal Blockade follow up!

As reported in our previous postings, British Columbians for Climate Action organized  a “symbolic blockade” of rail shipments of coal to BC ports.  This blockade was one of the many world-wide events marking “Climate Impact Day” sponsored by 350.org (Saturday). Apparently the railway, Burlington Northern, obtained a court injunction prohibiting the blockade. Rather than arrest the … Read more

10/10/10 Wrap-Up

October 10, 2010 was the Global Work Party: A Day To Celebrate Climate Solutions, coordinated by www.350.org.  Over 7,000 communities in 188 countries united by participating in locally-organized, grassroots climate change projects.  ForOurGrandchildren was amongst them (see the below post to learn more about our simple, very accessible project).  Please click the image below to … Read more

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 … Read more

Important Announcement: October 2009

On Saturday, October 24 from 2pm-4pm, ForOurGrandchildren will be convening at Queen’s Park in Toronto, Ontario to add our voice to the International Day of Climate Action. We are calling for the support and attendance of all grandparents, parents, and everybody else who wishes to join the movement to stop the climate crisis.  Please come … Read more

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