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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A critical election

We live on Bowood Avenue in Toronto.   A street that is also a community.  Many young families and lots of kids. When I see them skipping along the street, hear them play in their back yard, watch them shoot hoops in their front yard, I think “These are the grandchildren we are trying to protect.” …

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The Federal Election

In her speech to the Climate Summit of the Americas, Premier Kathleen Wynne set the bar for environmental organizations. “ Make climate change an issue in the next Federal elections”. Yes, but how?  That is the problem facing 4RG, a small organization of seniors. The larger environmental groups will expand their usual media activity. The …

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Notre lettre à Ministre Laurent Fabius

Monsieur Laurent Fabius, Ministre des Affaires Etrangères et Président de COP 21 Quay d’Orsay, 75007 Paris France Monsieur le Ministre, For Our Grandchildren (4RG) est un organisme environnemental basé au Canada avec un seul objectif: le changement climatique. Nous avons été critique de la participation du Canada à la Conférence des réunions des Parties au cours …

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Wynne puts it on the line!

4RG supporters are challenged as to their personal motivation for pushing measures to combat  climate change.   Or about their views on the cause of climate change.  Or why there is a utility in taking steps to reduce GHG emissions. The answer to the first challenge is not difficult, and for this blog we will ignore …

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