Hamilton 350 Committee


Climate (and beyond)-related organizations

Working towards a safe climate and a better future — a just, prosperous, and equitable world built with the power of ordinary people.

Numbers for living on Earth.

The Council of Canadians
Bringing people together through collective action and grassroots organizing to challenge corporate power.

Using the full force of the law to protect what we value most — the air we breathe, the water we drink, a safe climate.

Environmental Defence
Our mission as a leading Canadian environmental advocacy organization is to work with government, industry and individuals to defend clean water, a safe climate and healthy communities.

For Our Kids
We are fighting for a better world for our kids and grandkids. Our vision is a green, equitable, and just world where our children and grandchildren grow up safe and healthy.

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
The United Nations body for assessing the science related to climate change.

Ontario Clean Air Alliance
Working to move Ontario towards a 100% renewable energy future through an integrated combination of energy conservation and efficiency, cost-effective Made-in-Ontario green energy, and energy cooperation with Hydro Quebec.

Ontario Climate Emergency Campaign (OCEC)
A non-partisan collaboration inclusive of all Ontarians concerned with the climate crisis and wanting to empower urgent positive transformation.

Third Act
People over the age of 60 […] determined to change the world for the better. We muster political and economic power […] in the name of a fairer, more sustainable society and planet.

Our allies in and around Hamilton

Action 13
A group of active citizens based in Ward 13, Hamilton, concerned about the climate crisis.

Banking On a Better Future
A group of grassroots youth organizers from across so-called Canada, focused on institutional fossil fuel divestment.

Citizens at City Hall (CATCH)
Citizen journalists reporting from Hamilton.

Eco Churches of West Hamilton (EcoWHam)
Representing churches of West Hamilton.

Representing churches of West Hamilton.

Environment Hamilton
A community-focused non-profit working towards a city that is a carbon-neutral community with secure local food sources, sustainable transportation, and healthy, clean air, water and land.

Grandmothers Act to Save the Planet (GASP)
A grassroots, non-partisan group of grandmothers and grand “others” who care deeply about the world our descendants will inherit.

Green Venture
Empowering Hamiltonians to implement greener practices in their homes and communities to make our city a climate champion.

ielect Hamilton
Our Vision is new leadership for a better Hamilton.

Just Recovery Hamilton Coalition
Laying out core values/areas of investment the city must make to build a stronger, more just and inclusive city.

McMaster Divest
Raising awareness with Mac undergrads about their university’s unsustainable investments.

Repeal Bill 23 and Hands Off the Greenbelt Days of Action
A subset of the Environmental Defence website dedicated to repealing Ontario’s Bill 23 and preserving the Greenbelt.

Save Our Streams Hamilton
A coalition of citizens advocating for the preservation of waterways, wetlands, streams, habitat, forests, and biodiversity in Hamilton.

StopSprawl Hamilton

Hamilton needs No Urban Boundary Expansion to save farmland. And we can make the city better at the same time.

Climate-related news sources

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (Climate Change)
“…an independent, non-partisan research institute concerned with issues of social, economic and environmental justice.”

Canadian Dimension (Environment)
“…a forum for debate on important issues facing the Canadian Left today…”

The Conversation (Environment + Energy)
“…an independent source of news and views, from the academic and research community, delivered direct to the public.”

The Guardian (Climate Crisis)
A valuable collection of articles and opinion pieces by some of the world’s leading voices on the climate crisis.

The Intercept (Environment)
“…dedicated to holding the powerful accountable through fearless, adversarial journalism.”

The Narwhal
“…journalists…[telling] stories about Canada’s natural world you can’t find anywhere else.”

National Observer (Climate Solutions)
“…[providing] people with the wherewithal to make important decisions and to engage with society’s challenges.”

Rabble.ca (Environment)
“…the go-to site for progressive journalism and dialogue about national politics and social movements.”