The climate emergency is putting billions of people at risk, and unfairly harms the youngest, poorest, and most vulnerable people who have contributed the least to the problem.
Indigenous peoples stand to be disproportionately impacted by climate events. Of the 600+ sudden deaths in the July heat wave, over 79% of those who died were 65 or older. Climate change greatly reduces human health and well-being in populations and regions with significant economic and social disparities.
If you represent a social service organization, sign the open letter calling on the BC government to confront the climate emergency.Sign the open letter