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Do you know what goes into a strong climate plan? (Photo: Modern Affliction via Unsplash)

People across Canada are recognizing the threat of climate change, taking to the streets and demanding urgent climate action. Cities and governments are declaring climate emergencies. But what does climate action mean and how can citizens hold governments accountable?

Governments must prioritize actions that experts agree are needed to zero out Canada’s emissions by 2050. Here are the 10 building blocks, supported by science, to take Canada to a zero carbon future.