You can take action on climate change by reducing your personal carbon footprint, sharing your experience with others, and putting pressure on leaders to support equitable climate action.
Take Action: What Can I Do Now?
Use our guide to discover opportunities to raise your voice for climate action and lower your personal climate impact.
Learn About Climate Solutions
Learn about what it will take to stop climate change, and some ways you can be part of the solution.
- Climate Solutions 101 – Free Course by Project Drawdown
- Guide to Lowering your Carbon Footprint – New York Times
- Introduction to Responsible Investment – UN Principles for Responsible Investment
- Starting your Investment Journey, Responsibly – Toronto Star Podcast
- Eco Anxiety: How Climate Change Affects Your Mental Health – Britt Wray TED Talk
- Exploring Ecoanxiety – Green Venture Blog
Learn About Home Energy Efficiency Upgrades
Learn how to lower the energy consumption of your home to reduce your utility bills and greenhouse gas emissions.
- Home Efficiency 101 – BACCC YouTube Series
- BACCC’s Home Retrofit Infographics for Homeowners, Contractors and Realtors
- How Does A Heat Pump Work? – Carbon Switch
- EnerGuide for Homes, Products and Vehicles – Natural Resources Canada
- Canada Greener Homes Grant
- Enbridge Home Efficiency Rebate
- Enbridge Home Winterproofing Program
- Report a Home Energy Efficiency Scam – Consumer Protection Ontario
Speak Up: City Engagement Portals
Discover opportunities to share your feedback on policies and advocate for climate action.
Programs for Residents of Burlington, Hamilton, Halton
View programs that can help you lower your personal greenhouse gas emissions and prepare your home for climate change.
- Electric Vehicle Information and Programs – Plug’n Drive
- Make the Switch – BurlingtonGreen
- Rain and Green Infrastructure Programs – Green Venture
- Zero Waste Resources – Green Venture
- Landowner Assistance Programs – Hamilton Conservation Authority
- Landowner Environmental Assistance – Conservation Halton
- A Renter’s Guide to Sustainable Living – Climate Reality Project
- City of Burlington Tree Planting Program
- City of Hamilton Tree Planting Program
Programs for Businesses
Learn how to take climate action at your business or workplace.
BACCC Program Coordinator,
Burlington Economic Development Corp,
Burlington Sustainable Development Advisory Committee,
Clean Air Hamilton,
Hamilton Chamber of Commerce,
Hamilton Conservation Authority,
Hamilton Health Sciences,
Hamilton Industrial Environmental Association,
Hamilton Regional Indian Centre,
United Way Hamilton Halton,
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