How much carbon do you put into the atmosphere? Members of our Climate Action team, Sam and Ron, set out to test five carbon footprint calculators. They chose the Climate Hero calculator. There are several things they liked about the … Continue reading Calculate Your Carbon Footprint
The two biggest impacts you make on climate change are what you eat and how you travel. Here’s a great study, done in 2017, that quantifies emissions reductions for actions we can take. What can you do to fight climate … Continue reading Shrink your carbon footprint!
Your food has a carbon footprint too! It’s called a foodprint. Eating locally grown fruits and vegetables saves fossil fuels used for long-distance transport. There are other benefits too – local foods will likely be fresher with great taste and … Continue reading Local/BC food sources
I have noticed that death is not a subject that people tend to enjoy exploring in conversation. Most of us find the subject disturbing and/or frightening. We wholeheartedly celebrate the opposite end of the spectrum, birth, yet when it comes … Continue reading A Better Death
One of the project groups taking shape is called Nature-Friendly Yards, focused on making our private spaces more ecologically friendly. This is a free event open to anyone with an interest in creating a nature friendly yard, but it does … Continue reading Native plants presentation with Eva Durance
After a day of pitching ideas and shaping them, about 65 participants of Action Fest selected a list of 11 resilience-building projects to be implemented. Continue reading Action Fest spurs new climate initiatives in Kamloops