‘Every decision we make between now and in our children’s lifetimes will determine how human life will fare.’
Greta said “I had the honour of spending the day with Charles Norman Shay at Omaha Beach. Charles was in the first wave that spearheaded D-Day. He is also Native American and member of the Penobscot tribe of Maine. He’s a hero in a way that is almost impossible to understand.”
Bestowed With “Freedom Prize,” Greta Thunberg Holds Up D-Day Veteran’s Call to Avert Collapse of Civilization
Climate activist Greta Thunberg on Sunday urged people to recognize “the link between climate and ecological emergency and mass migration, famine, and war” as she was given the first “Freedom Prize” from France’s Normandy region for her ongoing school strikes for climate and role in catalyzing the Fridays for future climate movement.
Trudeau’s Liberal government announced Tuesday it will push ahead with the stalled Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion, $5.5 billion project that has long pitted the country’s energy sector against the concerns of environmental and many indigenous groups.
On Monday, Canada declared a ‘climate emergency.’ On Tuesday, it approved a pipeline expansion.
June 18 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is an icon of progressive politics who has promised to ” put a price on pollution.” Last week, to much applause, he proposed a ban on single-use plastics. On Monday night, his government declared a national ” climate emergency.”