This resource is also available in French. Click here to access the French version.
The climate crisis is a complex, multi-faceted challenge. There are countless intersections between climate change and a range of other issues such as poverty, hunger, equality, employment, and sustainable land and water. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide a useful framework for unpacking these linkages.
This two-part series explores the interconnections between SDG 13: Climate Action and other goals, through 10 articles by diverse community changemakers across Canada. Covering a wide range of topics from refugee education and healing justice to energy efficiency and circular economy, this series draws on a wide range of knowledge and lived experience.
The pieces and authors profiled in this series are:
- Breathing and existing in the intersectionality of climate and community actions – Elissama Menezes
- How planetary health and healing justice can stimulate local climate action – Chiara Camponeschi
- Three ways to support refugee education in Canada – Jennifer Lerus-Roulez
- How the settlement sector can support refugees with adaptive tools to create stronger, more vibrant communities – May Massijeh
- Getting to climate action in our communities starts with finding our way home – Astrid Arumae
- Growing green infrastructure and community health with urban forests – Matthew Carreau
- Climate policies make energy more affordable: energy efficiency for low-income households – Hannah Muhajarine
- The challenges of transitioning to electric vehicles in Canada – Jill Mills
- Green jobs: the intersection of climate change and unemployment – Pragya Dawadi
- From ‘take-make-waste' to a circular and regenerative economy – Matthew Carreau
This compilation was curated and edited by Laura Schnurr (firstname.lastname@example.org).