5,000km on One Wheel for Climate Action! That's the journey Joseph Boutilier will be making across Canada during the Unity for the Climate campaign. Please view the full website or update your web browser for a better experience. Click here to do so.
When dozens of environmental organizations united behind Bill McKibben’s 350 to organize a climate change march in downtown Manhatten, they promised it would be the biggest protest in the history of the movement. And boy were they right! But the march drew more than a crowd. Before the first traffic cones went down, the first banners were raised or camera tripods unfolded, the People’s Climate March had drawn fire for being too soft on stagnant government inaction, without firm goals or clear political objectives.
Joseph Boutilier delivered this speech to supporters when he arrived on Parliament Hill on September 15, following a 5,000 km unicycle ride for climate action from Victoria B.C. This is an abridged version.