Monthly Archives: October 2011

[Action] Support The 2012 Budget

On Wednesday October 26 draft budget documents were officially received at City Council. Hurrah! This represents

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Delivered by Hand

Today I hand delivered a single sheet personally addressed to each Ottawa City Councillor – plus the Mayor – that looked like this. With the upcoming reestablishment of greenhouse gas reduction targets for the Ottawa region I wanted to give … Continue reading

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Side Chatter at TriRudy

Delicious irony: former City Councillor reacts to my alert that GHG targets are quietly being set at City Hall by trivializing climate change.

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Rideau Canal Skateway

To encourage City Hall to give more priority to global warming I am collecting very local examples of changes that we are already seeing. Click on the graph to see a larger version of the data showing how many days … Continue reading

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Congratulations David Chernushenko

Councillor David Chernushenko has been awarded the Green Screen Award Honourable Mention at the Planet in Focus film festival. The Green Screen Award recognizes a filmmaker or producer who has taken behind-the-scenes action to incorporate eco-friendly film production techniques in a … Continue reading

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[Action] Renewed Climate Change Targets for Ottawa

Action: We’re setting our local climate change targets over the coming weeks. (i) Ask your Councillor now to ensure these targets strongly address our greenhouse gas emissions; (ii) Attend the committee meeting where the targets become public; (iii) give input … Continue reading

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Walking Charter

Councillor Marianne Wilkinson has said she’d like Mayor Jim Watson to sign the International Charter for Walking. Mayor Watson has said he’ll do it. Links to the charter and it’s host website. Here’s what the charter says (maybe we should … Continue reading

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