Mobilizing Canada for the climate emergency: How proportional representation can help.

Mobilizing Canada for the climate emergency: How proportional representation can help.

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What do proportional representation and citizens’ assemblies have to do with climate change?

In this webinar hosted by Fair Vote Toronto, Seth Klein will discuss:

  • the political obstacles that have undermined concerted climate action since scientists first warned of the climate crisis close to 40 years ago

  • what lessons we can learn from what Canada achieved during the Second World War, when our country faced a different kind of existential threat

  • and what role proportional representation and citizens’ assemblies can play in producing climate solutions

Seth Klein’s A Good War: Mobilizing Canada for the Climate Emergency was published in September 2020. Seth is a freelance writer, speaker, policy consultant, and adjunct professor with Simon Fraser University’s Urban Studies program. He served for 22 years as a founding Director of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, and is a board member of Dogwood, BC’s largest nonpartisan citizen network.

Date

Oct 21 2020

Time

8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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