Category: Climate Change


[Video] Mayor Jim Watson Commits to Renew Climate Change Plan

An extract from the Mayor’s speech at the March 23 GHG Roundtable.

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Ecology Ottawa Welcomes City leadership on climate change

Commitment to reboot the City’s Climate Change Plan is a critical first step March 25, 2013 (Ottawa): In response to Saturday’s unprecedented Greenhouse Gas Roundtable at Ottawa’s City Hall, Ecology Ottawa is releasing the following statement from its Executive Director,…

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Ecology Ottawa Welcomes City Leadership on Climate Change

March 25, 2013 (Ottawa): In response to Saturday’s unprecedented Greenhouse Gas Roundtable at Ottawa’s City Hall, Ecology Ottawa is releasing the following statement from its Executive Director, Graham Saul: “The Mayor has announced that he wants a renewed Climate Change…

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City of Ottawa Greenhouse Gas Roundtable Documents

On Wednesday March 20 the City of Ottawa emailed people who’d registered for the GHG Roundtable and directed them to an agenda and background documents for the event. That original City post can be seen here. The documents posted are reproduced…

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Update on the City of Ottawa’s Greenhouse Gas Roundtable

Roundtable Sold Out – Although invitations to the March 23rd GHG Roundtable were only sent in the late evening on Thursday, February 28, and no information posted on the City’s website, by the afternoon of Friday, March 8 the city had begun…

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Update on Ecology Ottawa’s Climate Change Campaign & the City’s GHG Roundtable

The following email was recently sent to Ecology Ottawa supporters who’d expressed interest in our climate change campaign. To add your address and recieve similar emails in the run up to the City of Ottawa’s greenhouse gas roundtable SIGNUP HERE. The…

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Urgent Invitation: Your Chance to Put the City Back on Track

We’ve worked for months to get the City of Ottawa back on track to do its fair share in the fight against climate change and we’re writing to let you know that there’s a critical meeting coming up and you’re…

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[VIDEO] Call For Renewed City of Ottawa Climate Change Strategy

Ecology Ottawa wants people to call their city councillor to ask that the upcoming greenhouse gas roundtable be used as a starting point for the city to revisit its climate change strategy. Here’s why: You can help by calling your councillor registering with…

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GHG Roundtable – Getting Traction – What’s Next

Yesterday Jim Watson, in an online town hall, responded to popular pressure and promised that the greenhouse gas roundtable would be held before the end of March. Now we have to ensure the roundtable is effective in starting a process…

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Where’s that progress City Council agreed to?

In 2005 the City of Ottawa was making fair progress on the issue of climate change. That stagnated during O’Brien’s Mayorship and since Councillor Maria McRae became Chair of Ottawa’s Environment Committee has actually slid backward. Concerned citizens and groups…

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