Bracebridge – Sept 10, 2021

Please join us for our weekly #FridaysForFuture  climate strikes, every Friday from 11:30 to 12:30 pm at Memorial Park in Bracebridge and at Main & John in Huntsville.  Grab your climate action sign and come on down!

Mark your Calendars! Join CAM During COP26 to Make Your Voice Heard Saturday, November 6 11:30 to 1:00pm at G8 Flag Park in Huntsville

Scroll down past upcoming events to find recent events that were recorded.

CAM and EH! are once again co-sponsoring a vital and timely webinar. Marc Lee, senior economist with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, will discuss what the concept of “Net Zero” is and why it is a dangerous mitigation plan to address the climate crisis. The SCAN! Education Committee will explain why the success of COP26 is critical for your future.  Thursday, October 28 at 7:30pm ET. Please share this webinar with friends and family.  Register

Recently recorded – available now!
Planet Haliburton Podcast – Net Zero’s Dangerous Distractions

Terry Moore and guest Marc Lee, senior economist with Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives delve into “Net Zero” versus “Real Zero” carbon emission reduction targets. You can access this and all episodes as podcasts on the Planet Haliburton page on CanoeFM online, as well as on Spotify, iTunes, iHeartRadio etc. 

Planet Haliburton Podcast – Ecological Overshoot with William Rees
Two illustrations of the earth and Professor William Rees.

There’s been much discussion about the climate emergency as the existential issue of our time. But a growing number of earth-system scientists see this as but one of a series of symptoms of a much larger problem in the relationship between humans and earth’s life-sustaining biosphere—ecological overshoot. This episode of Planet Haliburton features an interview with Professor William Rees, the co-inventor of the “Ecological Footprint” index of human impact on the earth’s carrying capacity, about the root causes of human-caused ecological overshoot and what we can do about it. 51 minutes. You can access this and all episodes as podcasts on the Planet Haliburton page on CanoeFM online, as well as on Spotify, iTunes, iHeartRadio, etc

Making Fossil Fuels History: Can renewables get us there? SCAN! Webinar
Picture of attendees of SCAN! webinar

The Liberal Climate Action Formula is long on extending the life of Big Fossil in Canada and short on powering up a renewable energy transition. This SCAN! event featuring The Energy Mix editor, Mitchell Beer, is a stimulating and thought-provoking presentation on the prospects for a renewable energy-enabled exit from the Climate Emergency for Canada. Please try to view it before you vote to see what is really possible if we put our minds to it and elect a government committed to taking REAL climate action. Watch the video. 1h:36m:47s. 

Ticks and Lyme Disease: A TICKing Time Bomb in Eastern Ontario — Zoom presentation Tuesday June 8, 7 pm. 

Now available on You-tube here

Staff at the Georgian Bay Mnidoo Gamii Biosphere

Friends of the Napanee and Salmon Rivers and the Hastings Stewardship Council are hosting a virtual presentation on the dangers of ticks across Eastern Ontario and how to protect yourself. Presenter Dr. Andrew Peregrine, professor and clinical parasitologist at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, will touch on how to distinguish the bad guys from the benign ones and strategies for avoiding and safely removing ticks; discussion on Lyme Disease in dogs and people, what you can do to reduce your risk, and resources if you are impacted by Lyme Disease.

Every Thursday through to May 27 – 5:00pm to 6:15pm
Virtual Speaker Series on Sustainability
Muskoka Steamships and Discovery Centre

If you missed an event recordings are availablehere

  • Thursday April 22 – 5:00pm to 6:15pm Climate change starting with an international context, bringing it to Muskoka, and finally discussing policy tools to assist in the fight against climate change. Presenter – Dr. Dianne Saxe

The Politics of Carbon Pricing
A recording of Part One Friday March 26 webinar is available here.

What Does the Supreme Court Decision Mean for the Future of Climate Policy in Canada. At this event, an expert panel will discuss the implications of the ruling on Canada’s climate policy and political calculus; panelists and facilitators include Mia Rabson, Ken Boessenkool, Gerald Butts, Dianne Saxe, Brian Topp, and Dale Beugin.

Friday March 19,2021 – Canada’s Climate Action Plan

If you think Canada has a Climate Action Plan, you need to watch this Webinar.

Climate Solutions 101 presented by Project Drawdown

Your climate solutions journey begins now. Filled with the latest need-to-know science and fascinating insights from global leaders in climate policy, research, investment, and beyond, this video series is a brain-shift toward a brighter climate reality.

Available now. Watch the trailer – Climate Solutions 101 | Project Drawdown

Mobolizing Canada For the Climate Emergency
A Good War

We’re hosting a conversation with Seth Klein and local Green New Deal organizers across the country on Tuesday, March 9 at 7 p.m. ET. Together, we will explore how we can apply the lessons learned from Canada’s war-time transformations to the current climate crisis.

Analysis of the event – here
Watch the recording of the talk – here

Protecting Ontario’s environmental future: What’s next after Bill 229?

Seven young people are taking the Ford government to court

Seven young people are taking the Ford government to court because its watered down climate action plan will lead to widespread illness and death, violating Ontarians’ Charter-protected rights to life, liberty, and security of the person. As young people, the applicants say they and people like them will bear the costs of climate inaction more than previous generations. Watch this excellent webinar with two of the young activists taking the Ford government to court. Meet two of the youth and find out why they are doing this – here


More than 50 speakers in five curated sessions
Here’s a great sample, just 7 minutesHow To Be a Good Ancestor

More than 50 speakers in five curated sessions that combine TED’s signature blend of actionable and research-backed ideas, cutting-edge science, and moments of wonder and inspiration. The 5 sessions total 6 hours, pace yourself.
Go to the Countdown site – see a breakdown of programs into manageable segments of a few minutes.