350 Canada

Jun 3, 2020

5 min read

Climate justice means justice for black lives

The work of dismantling white supremacy is critical to building a climate movement that is rooted in justice.

Black Lives Matter Toronto demonstration, people hold banner in foreground reading “Not Another Black Life” and signs in the background read “Justice for Regis” (PC — Getty via Toronto Star)
  1. Put people’s health and wellbeing first. No exceptions.
  2. Strengthen the social safety net and provide relief directly to people.
  3. Prioritize the needs of workers and communities.
  4. Build resilience to prevent future crises.
  5. Build solidarity and equity across communities, generations, and borders.
  6. Uphold Indigenous Rights and work in partnership with Indigenous peoples.