Handmade sign with the words "We All Need A Healthly Climate" in a green field in the middle, with many words scattered around the outside, e.g. Dragonflies, Parrots, Deer, Frogs, Salamanders, Corals, Moths, Sloths, People, Dogs, Eagles, Ferns, Mushrooms, Cats, Pines, Tigers, Crabs, Moose, Ants.

Climate Action

Are you concerned about wildfires and floods in BC, but don’t quite know what to do about it? Take individual action to live more lightly on the planet or join a local climate action team! Stay informed about upcoming initiatives by signing up for our monthly newsletter. See a list of our current projects here. To volunteer, send us a note!

Here are some resources to get started:

  • Volunteer to support bike parking for Kamloops!
    UPDATE: Aug. 25, 2023 Calling all Kamloops cyclists and friends – New online sign-up sheet for survey volunteers! We need as many bicyclists as possible to canvas businesses and encourage them to complete the Business Bike Parking Survey which is … Read more
  • UPDATE: Local climate action projects
    Our community climate action projects are budding! Check them out here, and get in touch if you’d like to volunteer with one of the project teams.
  • Calculate Your Carbon Footprint
    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 … Read more
  • Shrink 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 … Read more
  • Local/BC food sources
    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 … Read more
  • A Better Death
    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 … Read more
  • Native plants presentation with Eva Durance
    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 … Read more
  • Action Fest spurs new climate initiatives in Kamloops
    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.
  • Climate action program update (It’s going great!)
    We’re about halfway through our exceptionally popular climate action program now. Save the date: April 29th will be our one-day Action Fest to decide on projects to include in our plan!
  • The single most important thing you can do about climate change
    In order to meet the challenges ahead, we need to find common ground with others as we engage on climate change.
  • Update: Climate Action Plan passed!
    It’s been years in the making, but thanks for helping to push it over the line! Kamloops City Council unanimously approved the Community Climate Action Plan on June 29!

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