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Team members of Ecojustice march for climate change outside of Vancouver Art Gallery.

Climate September

What do we want? A safe climate. When do we want it? Now.

This is our chance.

On September 15 to 17, millions of people around the world took to the streets to demand an end to fossil fuels including Ecojustice.

Burning coal, oil, and gas has led to the extreme weather, deadly heat, and record-breaking wildfires we’ve seen so far.

But it doesn’t have to be this way.

We can power our lives using what’s naturally abundant, all while lowering the cost of our energy bills.

Worker carrying a solar panel across a rooftop

Did you know, 82 per cent of Canada’s electricity already comes from non-emitting sources?

Canada is a world leader in renewables. Now we just need to break up with the fossil fuel industry — for good.

Together we showed governments how much support they’d have to make the right decision.

Ecojustice team members with youth client Alex Neufeldt at  Parliament Hill in Ottawa.
Ecojustice team members with youth client Alex Neufeldt at Parliament Hill in Ottawa.

Text that reads "preparing for climate strike" with the "climate strike" words in bright yellow, boxy letters. Backdrop is a graph showing increasing global temperatures.

How to prep for a climate strike

The 2023 Global Climate Strike was the first of its kind since 2019, thanks to the ongoing pandemic. We put together a quick guide to help you stay safe and make the most of any climate protest, march or strike.

Continue to make your voice heard!

There’s still lots you can do to make your voice heard. First, urge our leaders to act now by taking our online action.

Then, chat to people. Chances are if you’re reading this, you’re already on board with a green future — and you know people who aren’t. It’s an emotive topic.

So if you ever find yourself wishing you had the right response, our myth-busting blog might be just the thing. Memorize a few key facts:

  • 70 per cent of emissions come from just 100 fossil fuel companies.
  • Solar power is now the cheapest source of electricity in history.

Facts won’t change people’s minds, but you’ll feel better prepared in the heat of the moment.