The Climate Crisis Series

1. What Needs To Be Done: January 26, 2021

Climate scientist Danny Harvey provides the answer. A dynamic U of T Professor of Geography, he has written 
two textbooks on climate science, three books on solutions, over a hundred scientific papers relating to the 
climate problem and has co-authored reports for the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. 

Allie Rougeot is from the Toronto chapter of Fridays for Future, an organization of students that mobilizes 
hundreds of thousands of people worldwide in global protests of climate inaction. Sara Beiruti created a vibrant 
student Science for Peace campus group.

What are the main causes of global warming, how fast is it occurring, and what can be done?

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2. Join Forces: To Overcome the Climate Crisis : February 23, 2021

Ian Haney Lopéz, Berkeley Law Professor, is an expert on building political movements across racial and class lines;

 Susan Ruddick, a Geography professor at U of T, studies social movements.

Avi Lewis, a co-founder of The Leap in Canada, reflects on 7 strategies to build strong social movements.

Both market and state have failed to deal with the climate crisis. What is the prospect of a powerful grassroots 
movement emerging to push forward a just transition to a sustainable future?

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3. Militarism & Climate Change: Disaster in Progress: April 29, 2021

Both anti-war and climate movements are fighting for justice and life for all people on a livable planet. 
It's increasingly clear that we can't have one without the other. No climate justice, no peace, no planet.

Clayton Thomas Muller - Member of the Mathias Colomb Cree Nation
El Jones - Poet, educator, journalist, community activist 
Jaggi Singh- Independent journalist and community organizer
Kasha Sequoia Slavner - Documentary filmmaker

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