Hamilton 350 Committee

Resources

Climate (and beyond)-related organizations

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

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

Ecojustice
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.

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.

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

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

EcoLocke
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.

Extinction Rebellion Hamilton
Local group of the worldwide environmental rebellion for life, climate justice, and climate change mitigation.

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.

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.”

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