Seniors For Climate Action Now!
We must keep climate at the forefront
In the months leading up to June 2, 2022, SCAN! members rallied, performed street theatre and sang, handed out leaflets, tweeted and posted, wrote letters and op eds, held webinars, and many of us worked for candidates we believed in. We also partnered with sister climate action groups and supported the efforts of the Ontario Climate Emergency Campaign (OCEC) … In other words, we worked hard. Our Ontario Election Team of at least 25 members did everything they could to make the climate voice heard by the electorate. The election results were not what we hoped, but …
The way forward is clear
SCAN! must help create a dynamic grassroots movement of seniors working with all climate activists until we reach critical mass before 2030.
We know what we must do.
Now let’s do it!
The Ontario provincial election is over,
but the fight to keep climate at the forefront continues
Doug Ford’s Climate Crime 1
Ford’s Bogus Climate Plan
The 2018 election was bad news for our climate. Premier Ford immediately erased the words “climate change” from the name of the Environment Ministry …
Who we are …
We are seniors compelled to urgent action
Young people are calling on governments to act decisively on the climate emergency. As seniors we will support their lead, amplify their voices and add our own to the growing movement for climate action. We are building a seniors’ climate action group. One that is democratic, accountable, equitable and participatory. A community in which we value each other’s knowledge, experience and views.
Our seniors’ climate action group will inform, and mobilize seniors in an effort to prevent more climate catastrophes. We recognize that climate action is also a demand for social justice and economic transformation – the opportunity, as well as the need, to address racism and economic inequities. We know that Canada was founded on the occupation/ invasion/ colonization of Indigenous lands. We are in this for the sake of future generations and the survival of life on the planet.
Time is running out.