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Generation Climate Training


About This Course

The Ryerson Leadership Lab has received funding from Environment and Climate Change Canada to engage 270,000 young Canadians about climate change, on post-secondary campuses and in communities across the country. This three-year project will address awareness and misinformation surrounding climate challenges and solutions amongst young Canadians. Through face-to-face and virtual conversations, online programming and local climate awareness and action projects students and young people will build new climate leadership in Canada. It will feature special outreach to suburban and rural regions of Canada that are not as well reached currently by climate change awareness and engagement programs.

In this training, you will learn and understand the basic science of climate change; climate change in the global and national context and how it intersects with other issues. You will be able to identify and combat climate change misinformation and nderstand the pros and cons of various climate solutions. You will learn how to communicate climate change to various communities and movitavate these communities towards action.


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Ryerson Leadership Lab

The Ryerson Leadership Lab is an action-oriented think-tank based at Ryerson University in Toronto. They develop leaders and solutions to make progress on our most pressing civic challenges. Through leadership development and policy activation, the Leadership Lab is building a new generation of skilled and adaptive leaders and change-makers, at all ages and stages, to build a more trustworthy, inclusive society.

Future Majority

Future Majority is a national, non-partisan not-for-profit that builds power among young Canadians and mobilizes them to vote.

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