Toronto to join 800 other governments in declaring climate emergency

"The City of Toronto will join 800 other governments around the world in declaring a climate emergency.

Mayor John Tory said he would lead the charge in “naming, framing and deepening Toronto’s commitment” to protecting the city’s community, economy and ecosystems from climate change.

"Climate change and global warming poses a major risk to our city's residents and businesses," Mayor John Tory said Friday."

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