Earth Day was first established in 1970 and is recognized by countries around the world as well as by the United Nations. Unfortunately here at home, there is little to celebrate right now as Stephen Harper’s Conservatives have no plan to tackle climate change, no plan for clean energy and no plan for Canada to compete in tomorrow’s economy.
The Harper government has done the opposite of what is needed. In fact, the government’s own reports are clear that it would take nothing short of a miracle to meet our inadequate 2020 climate goals. Instead, the federal government has:
Not only on Earth Day, but every day, we need to keep the pressure on the Harper government. Although the Stephen Harper’s Conservative government has yet to take meaningful action on climate change, as Canadians, we now see that the world should have acted a long time ago.
Fortunately, the solutions are at hand:
Let’s make this the generation that turns it all around!