Derek Leahy

Derek was born and raised in Brooklin and now lives in Ottawa. He worked in Germany for eight years as a historical tour guide. He attended the Copenhagen UN Climate Conference in 2009. Aware that countries are failing to take action on climate change, Derek launched International Stop the Tar Sands Day in Berlin. This voluntary educational event emphasizes creativity and public participation and has spread to more than 50 cities on four continents. Derek is a freelance writer and volunteers his time helping communities become aware of Line 9 and Energy East.

Stories by Derek Leahy

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