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Climate Action Muskoka (CAM) will be presenting its Climate Emergency Declaration resolution to Muskoka District Council Monday, October 19 at 3 p.m. CAM member Melinda Zytaruk will delegate digitally on behalf of CAM to the Council, after which a vote to declare a Climate Emergency will take place.
“The community first called for the District to declare a Climate Emergency last September during the Global Climate strike,” says Sue McKenzie. “This declaration is vital to setting Muskoka on a speedy decarbonization of our community to help keep global heating to 1.5ºC.”
Endorsements of the resolution have come in from community leaders, businesses, groups, and individuals. CAM invites everyone to visit its website this week to view the list of endorsements and to add your name, business or group here.
CAM also launched its ‘50% by 2030 Community Carbon Challenge’ Thanksgiving weekend, inviting the Muskoka community to match the same reduction of greenhouse gas goals being asked of the District of Muskoka. You can read about that and join the challenge at climateactionmuskoka.org.
CAM is an inclusive, non-partisan group of citizens concerned about climate change in Muskoka.
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