Want to take action on climate change? Here are our top three things you can do for climate change in Lethbridge.

climate-action-1Why?

Water scarcity is expected to be a critical impact of climate change in southern Alberta. Using a rain barrel can help reduce demand on our water supply and water treatment facility.

How?

Most home and garden stores sell pre-assembled rain barrels, or you can follow these instructions to make your own.

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Why?

Installing solar panels is a high impact way to reduce your energy footprint. Generating energy from renewable sources reduces demand on the energy grid and greenhouse gas emissions.

How?

Working with a qualified solar installer is the easiest way to get started with solar. Click here for full details on how to get started and on available incentive programs.

climate-action-3Why?

Trees provide shading, especially in urban environments, that can reduce the effects of heating. This can save energy and is good for human health.

How?

Choose a native tree species or a fruit tree for extra benefits. Follow this step-by-step guide to get the best results.

 

Looking for even more ways to take action? Check out these other suggestions:

Conserving energy is a key way to combat climate change. Click here for our list of suggestions.