Climate Action Where We Live Workshop

Hosted by the Climate Action Network of Lanark County, Smiths Falls & Region

Saturday February 29, 2020
Algonquin College, Perth Campus, 7 Craig Street, Perth.
Perth Civitan Club, 6787 Lanark County Rd 43, Perth.
9:30 AM to 4:00 PM

The Climate Action Where We Live Workshop is the first formal gathering of the Network. This is a working session — your opportunity to:

    • meet others, share successes and challenges, in deep action on climate.
    • get insprired–and hopeful–with keynote speaker Steve Lapp. Steve will provide a very pragmatic plan forDe-carbonizing Ontario–what does an 80% decarbonized Ontario look like?” Steve’s career covered design engineering and lead engineer roles for transit vehicles for UTDC, fuel cells and batteries for electric vehicles, and as a consultant for renewed energy systems. He taught sustainable Energy System Engineering and Technology for a number of years at St. Lawrence College in Kingston.
    • work together to shape local climate action plans on topics such as natural climate solutions, (conserving natural spaces to sequester carbon and provide adaption), building a broad base of community engagement, and innovative solutions to meet the need of electricity where we all live.

    Detailed agenda and workshop package will be emailed upon registration.

    Vegetarian lunch with snack breaks. The workshop is free (donations gratefully received on the day).

    Please car pool where possible.

    For more information, please contact Gord Harrison at

Please register no later than February 20 (to confirm numbers for food).