Hundreds of communities have declared we’re in a climate emergency. People from coast to coast to coast have been rising up to demand a Green New Deal.
It’s time to take the next step.
What if we didn’t need to wait to win a Green New Deal until after the federal election?
What if we could start building it right now, from the ground up?
Municipal governments are responsible for the majority of local infrastructure and public services and they control roughly 44 per cent of Greenhouse Gas emissions in Canada, according to the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.
Municipalities can also play a key role in rejecting new fossil fuel infrastructure in their jurisdictions.