Why the climate needs Indigenous knowledge

Why the climate needs Indigenous knowledge

Addressing the greatest challenge of our times has to be done through the lens of reconciliation.

By Owen Stewart 


In the recent federal election, the main political parties agreed on two goals: the need for reconciliation and the need to address the increasingly obvious climate crisis. At this year’s COP26 United Nations conference, the Canadian government has an opportunity to do both.

COP26, or the ‘Conference of the Parties,’ has become the key international event addressing climate change. It is the first test of the Paris Climate Accord, and is an opportunity for governments and NGO’s to revisit the commitments they made and the obstacles they faced in Paris six years ago.

If we are to achieve reconciliation with indigenous governments in this country, Canada needs an ambitious and successful COP. Read the entire article by clicking here.