Annamie Paul’s resignation signals a loss of hope. Who will bear the brunt of the climate emergency? Indigenous, low-income communities


Between the resignation of Annamie Paul from the Green Party, and the federal government’s inability to follow through with environmental promises, many racialized and marginalized groups are feeling a loss of hope in the fight against climate change. Indigenous voice in particular find themselves silenced and ignored in this plight, highlighting how social and environmental justice are inextricably tied to one and other. To move forward, the environmental concerns of marginalized communities must be advocated for at the highest levels of our government.

This opinion piece is published in the Toronto Star in the Contributors column.