Thorncliffe Park Urban Farmers

Guest post by Michelle Delaney from Thorncliffe Park Urban Farmers (TPUF). Michelle is co-founder and lead organizer of TPUF, a resident-lead group working to revolutionize community access to safe, affordable and locally-grown food — and over the past few years, it has become so much more. Read about the important work TPUF is doing to increase food security, educate new generations, create community and reforge lost links between people and the natural environment.

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Healing our Earth Together — Earth Day 2021

Date: Thursday April 22nd
Time: 6-7:30pm
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This year, we are celebrating Earth Day with our partner ClimateFast. This is a critical time as we navigate our recovery from the global pandemic, a time to remember and value the connection between the health of people, planet, and all living things. The air we breathe, the water we drink, and the food we eat all depend on natural systems that are threatened by development, pollution and over-exploitation.

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earth month ecochallenge

Project Drawdown is partnering again this April with, to help put climate solutions into action! We at Drawdown Toronto are one of a dozen teams in Canada, joining over 300 teams from around the world to participate in this fun & social earth month challenge.

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Drawdown Toronto Incorporates

Incorporating Drawdown Toronto as a federal not-for-profit organization means first and foremost that we are committed to promoting positive solutions to the climate challenge. Formalization itself is not a goal, only an instrument. With incorporation, we can start building the infrastructure and processes to ensure that Drawdown Toronto will become a driver of the low-carbon revolution. It frees up our volunteers to do what really matters. 

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A Green and Just Recovery – Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau

Drawdown Toronto endorses the letter prepared by the Canadian Climate Action Network, calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to implement a green and just recovery from the Coronavirus pandemic. In line with our previous note, we believe a green and just recovery from the pandemic is critical. We have a once-in-a-lifetime to create a new social and economic foundation capable of meeting the climate challenge and ensuring our long-term prosperity.

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A Green and Just Recovery

Drawdown Toronto embraces local and national plans for a green and just recovery from the pandemic. Let’s move beyond business-as-usual to tackle the climate crisis and create a prosperous, fair and livable society for all people. This is our opportunity to set a course for a better future.

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Drawdown Solutions Summit 2019

As the finale to a week of extraordinary climate action events, Drawdown Toronto hosted a “Solutions Summit” on 28 September, 2019. The goal: to talk solutions to climate change and spread the message the

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Climate and Gender Summit Video

YouTube video

Watch Drawdown Toronto’s Climate and Gender Summit, held 27 June 2019.

Did you know that the number one solution to global warming is the combination of educating girls and family planning?

Watch the highlights to learn how helping women and girls the world over get education and live decent lives is also powerful way to solve global warming.