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Climate change is no longer "a scientific curiosity" but a "growing crisis."
This week, the fossil fuel divestment movement has crossed a new milestone beck landing in the crosshairs of the fossil fuel industry's propaganda machine. From fossil fuel industry commissioned reports to, frankly, hilarious attack animations, it seems that the divestment movement has hit the big time.
Each year Canada gives $1.4 billion to some of the richest corporations on the planet. Meanwhile, we are facing rumours of a coming federal austerity budget that could push unemployment even higher in Canada. On top of this, debt is increasing across Canada and both of these factors are hitting youth especially hard.