Individual Climate Action Matters: Use your influence

I will learn more, share my experience and advocate for solutions to the Climate Crisis.  “Just as ripples spread out when a single pebble is dropped into water, the actions of individuals can have far-reaching effects.” – The Dalai Lama     Source

How you power your home, how you travel and what you eat can have a huge impact on your personal carbon emissions. Amplify that action through advocacy.

Learn more!
Beware of green washing. Many companies make unsubstantiated claims to deceive consumers into believing that their products are environmentally friendly.
Take another look at our previous challenges and the resource links provided.
Many websites have lists of what you can do. A few are cited below.

Share what you learn.
You can talk to friends and family about climate change in ways experts can’t and you are more likely to have an impact. Talk about what you have learned and what you have done to reduce your personal emissions. Share your experiences.

Citizens like you, willing to work with progressive local government leaders, can make a huge difference. And yes, Provincial and Federal Government policy can also be influenced by collective action.
Your District and Area Municipal Governments – Here
Your Provincial and Federal Representatives – Here


The concentric circles of individual climate action | Project Drawdown
New Challenges – Climate Action Muskoka
Drawdown Solutions Library | Project Drawdown
Top 10 things you can do about climate change green washing (
Work with your local government on climate action – David Suzuki Foundation

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