Archives: climate change
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Attention: We Stand in Solidarity with Youth Climate Action
ALiGN stands in solidarity with the global community in fighting climate change. The strikes were started by the Swedish young activist Greta Thunberg in September 2018 and now are happening in different communities around the world. They are joined by people protesting the lack of awareness and action towards climate change. ALiGN is proud...
Monday, September 30, 2019
Thousands of Ottawa Students March to Protest Climate Change
ALiGN recently spoke with several students who attended the climate change protest on Friday, September 27th, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, inspired by the strikes initiated by Greta Thunberg. This includes Carmen Warner, a PhD student at Carleton University. “I’ve had many conversations with people about the value of protesting, that...
Saturday, June 1, 2019
There’s No Plan(et) B – It’s Time to Wake Up and Change
by Anna Hum 11 years. That’s the amount of time that we have left according to the United Nations International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) before our Earth has warmed so much that our everyday lives will be plagued with dire circumstances – extreme heat waves, droughts, floods, and other climactic extremes. Labeled as...