Cities and Climate Action Forum in the News

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CBC AFTERNOON DRIVE: Cities and Climate Action students interviewed
Windsor has approved a budget for 2020 — but how does it perform in light of the city’s declaration of a climate emergency? Afternoon Drive...
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CTV WINDSOR: Cities and Climate Action co-lead Smit, students interviewed
The City of Windsor will meet on January 27, 2020 to deliberate over the municipal budget. Watch to see what Co-Lead of the Cities and...
WINDSOR STAR: Cities & Climate Action co-lead Smit on drive-thrus in climate emergency
A climate emergency — and a drive-thru for 27 cars: Windsor Star reports on municipal control over the establishment of drive-thrus in the wake of...
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RCP: Cities & Climate Forum work on local climate emergency declarations discussed
Follow the Rose City Politics discussion on the climate emergency declaration that had just been passed at Windsor City Council, the discussion at Essex Council...
Leamington DHS students work with local councillors and municipal staff at the 10 December Windsor Essex High School Climate Summit
AM800: Cities and Climate Action students lead workshop at high school climate summit
Windsor Law Cities and Climate Action Forum students led a workshop on constructive climate engagement with municipal councillors and staff at the first-ever Windsor-Essex high...
WINDSOR STAR: Windsor Law students appear before Essex County Council
“What is the cost of doing nothing? Can we afford to do nothing?” The question posed by Essex County Warden Gary McNamara after a brief...
UWINDSOR DAILY NEWS: Windsor Law students lead national research-a-thon
The national event, timed to coincide with the Global Law Clinics Day of Action on Climate Change, was organized by the student-led Windsor Law Cities...
City of Windsor councillors declared a climate change emergency at Monday evening's council meeting, joining over 400 communities across Canada. (Katerina Georgieva/CBC)
CBC WINDSOR: Windsor Law students delegates at Windsor city council
Cities and Climate Action Forum students Sharath Voleti and Adrian Halpert appeared as delegates as Windsor City Council passed a motion to declare a climate...
University of Windsor law students participated in a Canada wide research-a-thon on municipalities and climate change on Monday, November 18, 2019. Ali Tejani, a third year law student is shown during he event. DAN JANISSE / WINDSOR STAR
WINDSOR STAR: coverage of Windsor Law-organized national research-a-thon
Windsor Law’s Cities and Climate Action Forum students joined their law student counterparts on campuses across the country Monday to brainstorm ways municipalities can combat...
CBC AFTERNOON DRIVE: Anneke Smit interviewed on national research-a-thon
Coordinated by students in Windsor Law’s Cities and Climate Action Forum and Osgoode Hall’s Environmental Justice and Sustainability Clinic, students at 12 law schools across...
Young participants are shown during the Earth Strike Windsor event on Friday, September 27, 2019 at the Charles Clark Square. It was put on in conjunction with the Global Climate Strike.
WINDSOR STAR: Anneke Smit on Windsor Law Centre for Cities, and Cities & Climate Action Forum
Centre for Cities Director and Cities and Climate Action Forum co-lead Professor Anneke Smit was interviewed for this Windsor Star article. While the piece focussed...
University of Windsor Professor Anneke Smit, water activist Makasa Looking Horse, and director Ian Daniels speak at the Cities and Climate Action Forum at the Capital Theatre in downtown Windsor. November 8, 2019 (Photo by AM800's Gord Bacon)
AM800: Cities and Climate Action Forum Teams Up With WIFF For Launch
The University of Windsor’s Faculty of Law teamed up with the Windsor International Film Festival for a conversation on the environment and climate change. The...