December 7, 2010: Climate Day of Action for 1000 Cancuns

Dec. 7, 2010 — In solidarity with the Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN) and in response to La Via Campesina‘s call for a Day of 1,000 Cancuns during the 2010 UN Cancun Climate Summit, Environmental Justice (EJ) Toronto staged a direct action demonstration — “Shaking Up the Financial District: Celebrating Community Sovereignty & Environmental Justice in Toronto”.

Rhythms of Resistance joined them in the streets demanding climate and social justice, highlighting the shame felt by people residing within Turtle Island (Canada) for the growth of the devastating Tar Sands industry and its contributions to global climate change and direct impacts on local indigenous peoples downstream.

For further information see Toronto Media Coop story of the action.

Check out EcoSanity’s coverage.

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