Category: Climate Change


Presentation to Environment Committee Post GHG Roundtable

On May 21 the City of Ottawa’s Environment Committee met for the first time since February. On their agenda was an item related to the March 23 Greenhouse Gas Roundtable. Unlike the Environment Committee, whose members are city councillors, the recently…

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People Power – Two Breakthroughs to Protect Climate & River

We have you to thank for Ecology Ottawa’s two major breakthroughs over the latter half of March. It was the popular pressure from supporters like you that generated political will. On March 23 Mayor Watson recommitted the City to doing…

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[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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