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:
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...
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....
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...
Image © Raine Billings