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:
Earth Day — So Much to Celebrate!
Has April 22 got a big green and blue circle around it on your calendar? .. read more
The Butterflyway Diaries, Episode 6: “A Nation on Fire”
Somewhere along the Tay River there lies a secret garden. .. watch here
Gas vs. electric debate resurfaces over replacement of Lanark County social housing heating systems
When the electric versus gas debate was discussed back in May 2022, county council endorsed gas boilers over air source heat pumps recommended by the county’s climate action committee. .. read more
Smiths Falls forming climate action committee
Senior Planner Karl Grenke says their focus of course is on a greener town. .. listen here
Lanark County awards tender for social housing heating retrofit
On Wednesday night (March 22), a motion to defer the recommended tender approval in order to explore the option of heat pumps by Councillor Rob Rainer was defeated. .. read and listen
Climate action groups appeal to Lanark County council over ‘climate killing’ natural gas retrofits
Climate Network Lanark has a proposal for electric air-source heat pumps that would cost 55 per cent less. .. read more
Vendors sought for Earth Day event in Carleton Place
Carleton Place’s Environmental Advisory Committee is in search of event vendors — local or Lanark County artisans, makers, artists and businesses or non-profit organizations - for Earth Day on April 22. .. read more
‘Warmer winters’: Is Skate the Lake’s cancellation a sign of things to come?
Winters are warming — impacting local communities and recreation opportunities. This year, Portland's Skate the Lake appears to be a casualty of climate change. .. read more
In Focus – Gord Harrison from Climate Network Lanark
Lynda welcomes Gord Harrison from Climate Network Lanark who offers an update on his organization’s work. .. listen here
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