Going Green for Impact

In Future of Good’s inaugural Twitter chat, we spoke with Mike Morrice, green economy expert, about mobilizing for good.

Why It Matters

Current efforts are an insufficient response to the climate crisis. In the U.S., a Green New Deal resolution has been put forward by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. It proposes a social, industrial, and economic mobilization on a scale not seen since the Second World War and the New Deal. Is this needed in Canada? What could it look like here? And where do we start?

We started Future of Good Twitter chats to dive deeper into hot topics that have been resonating with our community. It’s hosted Thursdays from 12-1 p.m. ET. This week we spoke with green economy expert Mike Morrice about political organizing, green jobs, inequality, and impact and the environment. He also expanded on some of the points made in his piece, A Made-in-Canada Green New Deal. Here are some highlights from the conversation.

ORGANIZING MATTERS

Bringing people together to address climate change and its attendant issues will involve a number of actors. It’s not a ques

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