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Climate Change

Climate change, greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs), global warming . . . we have been hearing these words in the newspaper, on radio and the television, but as countries and large corporations struggle with the issue, can the efforts of one person really make a difference? The answer is yes!

Many households already protect the environment through recycling, reducing and re-using. Now it's time to take the next step to slow climate change.

Climate Change and You

There are a tonne of ways to lower your greenhouse gas emissions. Every time you drive a car, start up a lawnmower or do anything else that uses energy from fossil fuels you contribute to GHG emissions that cause climate change. For the average Canadian, that's more than five tonnes of GHGs.

By using energy more efficiently in your daily activities, you'll not only reduce GHG emissions but also other emissions that contribute to air pollution and smog. We know that smog-causing pollutants are increasing our health care costs, affecting productivity and contributing to crop damage. Your efforts to reduce GHGs will give us a cleaner air and healthier communities. If you own a car, about half of your GHGs come from driving. Changing the way you drive, reducing the amount you drive, choosing a fuel-efficient vehicle and better maintaining your vehicle can all reduce your greenhouse gas emissions.

You can make a difference just by making wise consumer choices – look for durable goods, reusable products and minimal packaging, then recycle and compost whenever you can.

Click on the following topics for tips on how to reduce your GHGs:

  1. Transportation

  2. Save Energy At Home

  3. What We Buy

  4. Our Lifestyle

The idea is to customize your approach so that it suits you. Each of us produces GHGs in our personal lives – at home, work/school, and on the road. The key is to set a target that makes sense for you, and pick the combination of actions that will be easy to integrate into your daily life.

Visit the Government of Canada website:
Equipping Canadians to Adapt to Climate Change

Read Ontario's Climate Change Strategy

Greater Sudbury Climate Change Consortium