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Farming and climate change

Canada’s climate plan must not forget poorest, most vulnerable

Developing countries already at risk need ambitious support package Katowice, Poland – Ahead of Environment Minister Catherine McKenna’s arrival in Poland, Canadian climate change advocates are calling for Canada to do more to help developing countries already facing the dire impacts of a changing climate. The call from the Canadian Coalition on Climate Change and…

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Ending inequality in the West Bank

ShareTweetShareEmail Ending inequality in the West Bank Dec 5, 2018 By Kasia Souchen, CARE Canada’s Marketing Outreach Manager This was the third street we had turned down to try to find a route to get us back to Ramallah, West Bank. There was tear gas used on some of the routes so it wasn’t safe…

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Time is up: Countries at COP24 must urgently step up action to address the climate crisis as the most vulnerable suffer from its escalating impacts

  (Katowice, Poland) — The 24th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP24) begins on 2 December in Katowice, Poland, where representatives from the governments of nearly 200 countries and numerous civil society organizations will discuss solutions to accelerate the implementation of the Paris Agreement. The conference comes at the end of a year in which…

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What it means to be a farmer and be female

By Katie Ward I am a woman and a farmer in Ontario. It is women around the world who do majority of farming labour, from growing, weeding, harvesting and selling and promoting product. I know I am not alone. Recently I gathered with women farmers and community members (including male farmers and our non-farming allies)…

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Gains on plastics are important, but concrete solutions still needed for climate

New CARE report notes Canada has made progress helping people adapt to climate change, but further G7 support needed OTTAWA – As G7 ministers prepare to discuss ridding the oceans of plastics, CARE is also calling on officials to dive deeper with climate change commitments to protect coastal communities. On Sept. 19-21, G7 ministers on…

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