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'We all have to be in this': The Weather Station on the importance of talking about climate change

Tamara Lindeman (a.k.a. The Weather Station) joined q's Tom Power to talk about one of the leading issues in the upcoming election: climate change.

For the first time ever, q joined forces with The Current to put on a special election town hall in front of a live studio audience in the Glenn Gould Studio in Toronto. 

It was called "Two Shows, One Stage, Your Vote" and it was a celebration of democracy, why voting matters and the importance of voting in the upcoming federal election.

Tamara Lindeman (a.k.a. The Weather Station) joined q's Tom Power to talk about one of the leading issues in the upcoming election: climate change. 

Students are walking out of classrooms to raise awareness, activists have shut down intersections in protest, and in the art world, many musicians are using their platforms to draw attention to our warming planet.

When Lindeman was on her last tour, she found ways to work climate conversations into her shows.

"We should be talking to each other all the time because I feel like there's so much mistrust in this conversation in Canada," Lindeman told Power. "If we're going to actually bring down our emissions we have to deal with that mistrust."

She also performed a few songs with her band The Weather Station, which you can watch below.

You can catch The Weather Station performing in St. Catharines, Ont. on Oct. 5.

Watch the full interview with The Weather Station above. Click the 'Listen' link near the top of this page to hear the conversation.

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