Are You Riled Up Yet?

Are You Riled Up Yet?

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...
Lanark County scientist urges local climate action

Lanark County scientist urges local climate action

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...
Take a Simple Step to Curb Climate Change

Take a Simple Step to Curb Climate Change

Like the rest of Canadians, the citizens of Lanark County and Smiths Falls watched in fear and sympathy as B.C. was first roasted, then burned, then flooded – taking more than 600 human lives, and countless lives of wildlife – all because the climate is breaking down....
Take a Simple Step to Curb Climate Change

A New Year: Determined Action!

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...
Ye Merrie Olde Low-Carbon Holiday Season

Ye Merrie Olde Low-Carbon Holiday Season

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...