Tag Archive "climate-change"

Halton Climate Collective

Halton Climate Collective #EveryActionCounts Survey

The Halton Climate Collective (HCC) has taken a strong call action to transform the communities of Halton Region into a low-carbon, sustainable society. The first step was the launch of a survey campaign called #EveryActionCounts.

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Oakville’s Youth Battling Climate Change

Climate change is a pressing issue in Oakville. Abbey Park High School grade 11 student Andrei Adam created an online petition urging Oakville town council to declare a climate change emergency.  Burlington and Hamilton created ...

Chicken Little I Am… Is the Sky Falling?

The sky is falling. The human made extra blanket on our atmosphere, composed of greenhouse gases, we keep adding to will lead to climate breakdown if we don’t make drastic changes in a big hurry.

ClimateXchange

ClimateXchange event series

This spring, the town is launching climateXchange — a series of free, family-friendly events and activities designed to raise awareness of climate change and help you become more resilient to our changing climate.

Ford Government’s attack on Federal climate change initiatives

Today, the Ford Government held their sixth event in less than a month misleading Ontarians about our plan to put a price on pollution and return the revenue to Ontarians. Six events against our concrete ...

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Putting a Price on Pollution

It is no longer free to pollute in Canada.  On April 1 our government put a price on pollution in the four provinces that did not already have a pollution plan of their own.  When ...

PLANT

PLANT – an initiative to build Oakville’s tree canopy

Oakville has a new way to keep track of tree planting efforts thanks to the new PLANT program found on the Town’s website. Oakville residents, Forestry staff and environmental groups like Oakvillegreen Conservation Association can now ...

Movie Review: An Important, Inconvenient Sequel

Sometimes movies are made without the primary goal of entertaining an audience, but few succeed as engaging and compelling films. I’m happy to report An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, Al Gore’s second nature documentary, ...

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Climate Change Youth Innovation Challenge: Can you change the world?

As Oakville’s Member of Parliament, I’m calling on Oakville youth, aged 18 to 26, to submit proposals for climate change solutions to the Youth Innovation Challenge issued by The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine ...

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The Impact of Cap and Trade on Oakville Businesses

It was not surprising that when Oakville businesses were surveyed about the provincial governments cap and trade program, 82% of respondents agreed that the cap and trade plan should have been delayed until its impact ...

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