Who will be our hero on climate?

Who will meet the daunting task of climate change to protect this small planet?

I was among one of hundreds who attended a rally at Clover Point to stand up against our dependency on fossil fuels. The rallies held across the country was  the people’s message to politicians of the fierce urgency now to stop the destruction to the only home we all share.

Politicians talk about global trade, global economies, global responsibility to share resources but cannot take affirmative action on global climate change. In 2011, $500 billion in subsidies was given to the energy industry, while governments claim green energy is too costly.

The Climate Change Conference was held in Warsaw and I wonder who will be our hero?

Who will meet the daunting task of climate change to protect this small planet? Who will stand up for our children’s future and take action to stop the new war on mankind. Are we all not important?

Jo-Anne Berezanski

North Saanich

 

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