Teach in for Climate Justice. March 1 – 12, 2010. An opportunity to focus discussion on creating a clean, just and sustainable energy future. Role of College and University Campuses….
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Teach in for Climate Justice
March 1 – 12, 2010
An opportunity to focus discussion on creating a clean, just and sustainable energy future
Role of College and University Campuses…
As historic drivers of innovation and forward thinking, postsecondary institutions and the communities within have a responsability to educate and build solutions around the issues facing our world today
“The issue of climate change is one that we ignore at our own peril…And unless we free ourselves from a dependence on these fossil fuels and chart a new course on energy in this country, we are condemning future generations to global catastrophe.”- Barack Obama
Climate change is a problem that crosses all boundaries; gender, race, culture and socio-economic status
is the way we speak about the impacts of climate change by recognizing the social inequities that define it
dWhy do we need Climate Justice?...
The movement towards a clean, equitable
future should include ALL people and
backgrounds in the decision making process. (Everyone)
Where does your discipline fit in?
On March 1- 12, 2010 Campuses across the world will discuss their relationship to climate change and climate justice
Join, SYC, and Go Beyond in bringing to you an international teach-in!
Where do we stand?
Course Related Questions:
By signing on to the teach-in you will be joining many other schools in Canada as well as post secondary institutions in Kenya and India!
What do we do with all the momentum from this amazing campaign?
We believe all disciplines have a critical role to play in this challenge and invite professors and students from all faculties to participate in the Teach-In.
In the wind down from a disheartening December…
…In a world where the folks that create the least pollution suffer the MOST
… In a country that wants to do good but is bound to industry and our comfort
And in a province where students CRAVE to run towards a clean just energy future on campus
For the worlds 1st ever International Teach-in for Climate Justice
For more information contact your campus organizers - or- Carly Joynt at Ontario.syc-cjs.org