Category Archives: Actions

Posts that focus on actions that people can take, either communicating to their City representatives or taking some action on their own.

[Action] Council on Email List

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

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[Action] City Council 2012 Budget

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

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[Action] Ecology Ottawa

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

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[Action] Bike Lanes & Bixy

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

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[Action] Tell the Mayor, Tell Your Councillor

Let the Mayor and your Councillor know  that you’d like them to increase the priority they give to reducing our city’s contribution to climate change. If you don’t tell them, they won’t see it as their job to do so. … Continue reading

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