Thursday, August 18, 7:00 PM Kitchener City Hall Rotunda200 King St. W., KitchenerKitchener, N2G 4G7, Canada
All five MPs in Waterloo Region are teaming up for this multi-constituency consultation. We need you to commit now to attend this most important of consultations!
We'll show our support for the People's Climate Plan. Organizers with the People's Climate Plan are calling for the national climate strategy that respects climate science and Canada’s commitments in the Paris Agreement, ensures a plan to transition to 100% renewable energy by 2050, and enshrines justice for all workers and Indigenous communities.
On August 11th at 7pm the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), Citizen's Climate Lobby and Divest Waterloo are supporting our Waterloo region public consultation by hosting "Canadian Climate Solutions: What Should be in the National Climate Plan?" a public education event featuring an expert panel presenting cutting-edge research and policy recommendations related to the four main themes of the federal climate strategy.
At 5:30pm on August 18th in advance of the consultation join the People’s Climate Plan for this educational boot camp to build strong community pressure for a meaningful and just national climate plan. This event is also at Kitchener City Hall and will feature a light dinner and the following speakers:
*Myeeungun Henry, Chippewa of the Thames First Nations
*Atiya Jaffar, 350.org
*Caterina Lindman, Citizen's Climate Lobby
*Sylvie Spraakman, TransitionKW
Come and learn about the People's Climate Plan, and how you can speak up for it right before our Climate Town Hall. This event will help to prepare people to promote the three pillars of the People's Climate Plan
Finally... WE NEED SMALL GROUP FACILITATORS for the consultation! please let us know if you are interested and we will send you a brief description of this role. Facilitator training will be at City Hall at 6:30 on August 18th.
To learn more about the People's Climate Plan, click here.