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An introduction to the Climate Emergency Action Plan with Jay Stanford
Climate Adaptation - Rain gardens in London, OntarioA rain garden is a shallow garden with enhanced soils and a rock reservoir designed to collect rainwater from roadways, parking lots or other hard surfaces. They can be planted with a combination of shrubs, grasses and flowers. Compared to a similar sized patch of lawn, a rain garden allows for 30% more water to soak into the ground! This video, created in collaboration between London Environmental Network and the City of London, shares how you can adapt to climate change and address stormwater runoff with a rain garden at home.
Why does climate change matter in London, Ontario?Learn more about why climate change should matter to you, right here in London, Ontario, then explore the City of London's draft Climate Emergency Action Plan.
Climate Emergency Action Plan: Trouble with Bubbles (2019 Data)This video illustrates what London's current annual greenhouse gas emissions look like in the form of large bubbles, and how London is responding with a new Climate Emergency Action Plan. Climate change affects all of us. Let's work together.
Climate Emergency Action Plan: Get involved and share your feedbackThe City of London is continuing to develop our community’s Climate Emergency Action Plan and we need your input. The Climate Emergency Action Plan is an urgent response to our changing climate. The goals are to reduce London’s greenhouse gas emissions by at least 30% by 2030 and reach net-zero by 2050.