What you can do
It’s Not Your Fault
It’s hard to know what to do about climate change. Even things we know we should be doing are inconvenient and no one else is doing them anyway.
Most people go with the norm.
But our governments set the ground rules for what the norm should be.
Elected officials have a duty to enact policy that is good for society. Elected officials believe that too. Yet in the face of this enormous problem our elected officials are not being proactive on climate change. Why? Mainly because they don’t believe it will keep them in office.
It is our responsibility to tell them it will; and to vote accordingly.
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Category Archives: Actions
I contacted all members of City Council asking for permission to include them on the Climate Ottawa email list. All but two said yes. Action: Let your councillor & the mayor know that you appreciate their openness to climate concerns. … Continue reading
A letter sent to the Mayor from Ecology Ottawa encourages the City to use the coming budget to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Action: Tell your Councillor you’ve heard about this and agree; send a copy to the Mayor. Whether … Continue reading
In spite of the name, the group Ecology Ottawa has set climate change issues in the City of Ottawa as its principal focus. This makes them worthy of your support. Among other things the group is currently working to expand … Continue reading
When everyone is driving to work not to mention firing up the lawnmower or stuffing things into the clothes drier, a person looks like a granola chewing tree hugger when they ride a bike, buy a push mower and hang … Continue reading