Kingston was the first municipality in Ontario to declare a CLIMATE EMERGENCY, but their actions and promises don’t match the urgency of this crisis! Kingston is in the final steps of developing a Climate Leadership Plan that will set the stage of Kingston’s climate policy and green infrastructure. The plan is seriously lacking in urgency, equity, and evidence-based solutions. Right now it is not in agreement with a 1.5 °C cap on global warming and does not include a just transition that also considers marginalized community members nor indigenous demands.
350 Kingston members joined the Kingston Youth Climate Action Rally Thursday, December 2nd. The background: