Ontario Youth Take the Government to Task in Court/Part 1

Ontario Youth Take the Government to Task in Court/Part 1

SCAN! member Alan Levy has written a perceptive summary of the progress of the legal challenge initiated by a very impressive group of young people concerned about the impact of the climate crisis:   “Mathur v. Ontario is a Charter case that was launched in 2019...
The Saga of OTPP

The Saga of OTPP

Two SCAN! members who are active with Shift Action, an organization that helps Canadians put pressure on their pension funds to divest from fossil fuels and invest in climate change solutions, along with fellow retired teachers as well as active teachers, were finally...
Saving the Greenbelt

Saving the Greenbelt

We all know that the Ford government poses a dire threat to the Greenbelt. Greenbelt Promise has compiled a list of ways to meet that threat. Whether you’d like to participate from home or ‘take it to the streets,’ you’ll want to take a look at...
A Just Transition from Fossil Fuels

A Just Transition from Fossil Fuels

Read SCAN! member Gail Greer’s Letter to the Editor, published in The Globe and Mail on January 12, 2023. Re Federal Liberals’ Just-transition Pledge Is Performative For Party’s Base Far Off Prairies (Jan. 7): It is sad to see Danielle Smith and her defenders attack...
Climate Catastrophe in South Asia–Taking Action

Climate Catastrophe in South Asia–Taking Action

Real climate action in the global North means making common cause with the global South. We’re responsible for making Canada finally move beyond lip service.  The greatest cost of climate breakdown is borne, not by the industrialized world which is most responsible,...