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Why do we do nothing?

Posted by on Oct 10, 2013 in | Comments Off on Why do we do nothing?

“In the face of overwhelming evidence on the need to take urgent action on climate change, why do we do nothing?”  Kamloops 350 invites the public to the Philosopher’s Café on Tuesday, October 15, when Dr. Penny Powers will address this topic.  The Council of Canadians hosts this Cafe monthly at The Smorgasbord Restaurant, 225 7th Avenue, starting at 7 pm. As the recent IPCC report confirms, climate change is already happening, and it’s caused by us.  Extreme weather events like the recent flooding in Calgary will become more common, as will the wildfires that swept Colorado, yet we hear surprisingly little about concrete actions being taken to reduce these impacts. Why is Canada not on track to meet even our own moderate emissions reductions targets?  Why do we choose to believe that the status quo can continue forever? ...

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Kamloops 350 plans for 2012

Posted by on Jan 11, 2012 in At Issue | 0 comments

Are you concerned about climate change?  Do you want to do something tangible about it?  Why not join a like-minded group of people who devote some time to making a difference locally.  Kamloops 350, the group that organized The Great Green Transportation Tune-Up, is looking for new volunteers! After a very successful campaign to increase awareness of sustainable transportation last September, Kamloops 350 is making plans for the coming year.  Should we do the same thing, or something completely different?  How can our energies be focused most effectively?  Come share your thoughts and see if you’d like to join our merry band.  For more information, send an e-mail to kamloops350@gmail.com...

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