Monthly Archives: September 2011

[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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Horizon 2067

The NCC is calling for public input into its plan for Canada’s capital looking out to the year 2067 – our 200th year since confederation. As noted here the initiative Choosing Our Future – a joint effort of NCC, Ottawa … 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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Ottawa’s New Electric Car

Mayor Watson yesterday accepted the keys to the first electric car to be added to the City of Ottawa’s fleet. How big a deal is this for climate change? Considering that City of Ottawa operations amount to less than 2% … Continue reading

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