Keira Kang

Keira Kang is CPJ's public justice intern - ecological justice.

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Posts by Keira Kang

Striving for Trust-based Allyship

This is humbling, challenging work. It is also wonderfully rewarding. My project “Restoring Indigenous Rights” has taught me to listen rather than speak, learn rather than assume, and most importantly, commit rather than pretend.

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Restoring Indigenous Rights

This paper draws on the invaluable insights of Indigenous activists, scholars, and experts to explore how implementing the UN Declaration can advance climate justice in Canada.

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Book Review: No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

Through her lived struggles with Asperger’s syndrome, obsessive compulsive disorder, and autism, Greta shares how her disabilities have gifted her the unique ability to see the climate crisis as a “black and white” issue.

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Carbon-neutral Cities in Canada

A major priority for Canadian action on climate change needs to focus on cities. Successful international examples offer Canada a road map for moving towards carbon neutrality and resource efficiency. We can look to Copenhagen as they rapidly approach their target of becoming the first carbon-neutral city in the world by 2025.

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Video: How the climate crisis impacts food security

This infographic video explores how our changing climate adversely impacts food security around the world.

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What does an inclusive just transition look like?

For many, a just transition is a way forward, but some of our thinking has left out the most marginalized voices in Canadian society.

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Addressing the climate gaps in Canada’s new Arctic Policy

The federal government released its lengthy Arctic and Northern Policy Framework on September 10, 2019. Despite a much-anticipated outcome, the roadmap provided in the policy appears to be shifting away from actionable framework for ensuring environmental conservation of the Arctic.

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Why I March

I spent the fall of 2017 in Barbados. I was there as an urban planning intern with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). It was there that I first began to understand the magnitude of climate change impacts.

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The 5 C’s of Christian Environmentalism

CPJ believes that every Christian has a mandate to care deeply about God’s creation, just as God cares for each and every one of us. In hopes to provide guidance for Christian environmentalists on how to contribute to the well-being of the natural world and all of Earth’s inhabitants, here are the 5 C’s of action plans that you can take to respond to today’s climate change crisis

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The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming

With reports from NASA detailing the increased presence and intensity of climate-related catastrophes across the globe, our absolute need to address the climate phenomena has become more imperative than ever. In light of this, I picked up David Wallace-Wells’ The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming to garner a clearer understanding of what the physical ramifications of continued global warming will look like and to gain a better sense of how all-pervasive the issue of climate change really is.

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