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Volunteer Opportunity: Help Spread the Word on Climate Initiatives

RSVP for the data lab here. Are you passionate about climate change? Help us spread the word on climate action initiatives and incentive programs created to encourage people to change their energy habits and save on energy consumption. Ecology Ottawa has a large constituency of people who care about environmental issues, and we want to […]

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Free Smart Thermostat & Installation for Eligible Ontario Homeowners

The Government of Ontario has launched the Green Ontario Fund to help people save money and fight climate change. The Green Ontario Fund is a new not-for-profit organization that is funded through Ontario’s cap and trade program, with $377 million invested from the carbon market. The goal of the new organization is to create incentive […]

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Sign our Commuter Cycling Pledge

Sign the Commuter Cycling Pledge. Cycling to work offers many advantages to cars and public transit – a morning workout, a pass on traffic, and zero carbon emissions. The last point is especially important given that 40% of Ottawa’s carbon emissions are from transportation. And yet, only 2.2% of commuters bike to work. Whether you are an avid […]

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Take Action on Climate Change in Ottawa

Climate change is scary, but taking action doesn’t have to be. It is often difficult to settle on real, tangible changes you can make in your own life to stop climate change. This is why Ecology Ottawa has launched a campaign to educate residents of Ottawa about the local actions they can take to fight climate […]

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