CLIMATE NETWORK LANARK
How do I take Action on Climate Change in Lanark and Smiths Falls?
Our Working Groups meet monthly to share, learn, plan and above all, take action. Check them out below to learn more:
Lanark County and Smiths Falls are in the midst of developing their Climate Action Plan for us, and are looking at a long list of actions and innovative projects. As part of the plan, they have to set two targets to reduce local Greenhouse Gases (GHGs) over the next...
Chandler Swain looks into Ye Merrie olde low carbon holiday season! plunging into X-mas trees and re-imagined gifts with an eye to your Christmas carbon footprint. .. read more
Lanark County students, Jordan-Anne Rich of Almonte and Clara Misener of Perth, have been highlighted by the David Suzuki Foundation for their contributions to the National Butterflyway project. .. read more
Now might be the time for you to re-examine your investments in light of your concerns for climate change. Mark Carney, one of Canada’s leading thinkers on money matters and the climate, believes there are lots of opportunities to make money on green investments. .....
Susan Bamber rides her bicycle all year round, no matter what the weather, but she doesn’t see herself as an eco-warrior. She grew up in a family that was aware of our impact on the planet and followed a waste-not-want-not- lifestyle, and she has just organized her...
Instead of bagging up and hauling fallen leaves to the curb, Scott Hortop hopes you dump them on his property. .. read more
Climate Network Lanark send a list of questions relevant to climate change in Lanark County to the 4 candidates in the federal election.
Since September 2020 CNL has written monthly in this column about the work on-going in the organization to find local solutions to and promote action on Climate Change. Now this work is being focused toward advising Lanark County Council on making an effective Climate...
In September, I attended the Ontario Nature Youth Summit for Mother Earth 2021. Hosted virtually this year due to the pandemic, it consisted of workshops and discussions led by Indigenous Elders, scientists and researchers, as well as challenges to get youth thinking...
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