In January, 2016, we released a challenge paper, “Climate Action 2016”, which posed the question: are we ready to act on climate change?
The paper proposed for priorities for early action:
1. TURN PROBLEMS INTO OPPORTUNITIES.
2. BUILD THE CAPACITY FOR ACTION.
3. EMPOWER CHANGE.
4. BECOME CLIMATE READY
You can find the full report here.
Build your own worksheet
At the end, we provided a worksheet as a guide to climate action for individuals, groups, businesses or governments.
This checklist gives ideas for actions that can help you adapt to or mitigate climate change. It can be used to find ideas to make your home climate ready; for community workshops to identify possible community projects, identify business opportunities; or to design a comprehensive local, provincial or national plan.
The goal is to map out a course of action that improves our lives at the same time as it reduces our carbon footprint.
Adapt and Adopt
Feel free to adapt them to your needs. For example, if you are using them for community presentations, add in links to local, provincial or federal initiatives, support services, and funding.