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:
Transportation in this area is a huge source of greenhouse gases (GHGs) as the county, a microcosm of Canada, has lots of space and not many people but all have to travel. It presents a real challenge as transportation in a rural area like ours is necessary for work,...
It can’t be emphasized more urgently how we need to reassess how we think about the food we grow and consume. We must make sure we are doing our part to address these complex issues in the intertwined web of living on planet Earth. .. read more
Just to the east of here, Ottawa takes to heart the fact that leaf blowers produce more emissions than pick up trucks. ... read more
Local food grower, educator and biologist, Alberto Suarez-Esteban, tackles climate change by practicing regenerative farming. ... listen to interview
Lanark County’s best-known waterways are due to face a difficult future, while also contending with droughts at the moment. .. read more
On Saturday, March 12, Lanark County Warden John Fenik will attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Perth Town Hall, 80 Gore St. E. Area residents are invited to attend the 11 a.m. opening of the local job office for the Ministry of Just Transition. read more
In short, there is no planet B where humans can live an earth-like existence. This planet is all we have. And what does that mean for the residents of Lanark County? .. read more
It has been proven again and again: if citizens get together to demand action from governments, change will happen. The folks at Climate Network Lanark (CNL) who are working with Lanark County Council to form an aggressive Climate Action Plan tell me that other...
Dr. Paul Keddy loves Lanark County, and he wants to help protect its natural environment for our grandchildren’s grandchildren and beyond, but he knows that old ways are hard to change. In Lanark County, we have a huge natural storage of carbon dioxide, in our...
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