Cities in Action: Bay Area Climate Change Summit 2019

 

Registration is now open for the Cities in Action: Bay Area Climate Change Summit 2019.

The event will be held at the RBG and kick off in the evening of Monday, March 25, 2019, then will be followed by three days (Tuesday, March 26, 2019 – Thursday, March 28, 2019) focusing on various areas of climate change including: business and the economy, transportation, energy and community resilience.

A dedicated Youth Conference will then be held on Friday, March 29, 2019 at McMaster Innovation Park.

Please click here to register and for more information.

 

 

2018 National Tree Week

Trees Please is a project of Environment Hamilton and the Naturalists’ Club.  On September 27th, 2018, they will be kicking off 2018’s National Tree Week, Celebrating Trees Series at Eastwood Park.  They will continue to host events stretching until the end of October, 2018.  Please visit www.treesplease.org for more information.

Business Climate Action Toolkit

On Wednesday, September 19, 2018, Sustainable Hamilton Burlington (SHB) in partnership with the City of Hamilton, local businesses and community groups released their Business Climate Action Toolkit (BCAT).  The BCAT offers businesses free-of-charge information tools to lower their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions as well as become more resilient to climate change.  The toolkit gives local examples and initiatives that can be put in to action by businesses as well as a listing of funding opportunities to assist with associated costs.  Click here to visit the BCAT.

Hamilton Air Summit

On Friday, September 14, 2018, the City of Hamilton hosted the Hamilton Air Summit.  The Summit included a panel discussion with leaders within the Hamilton Community on local air quality.  If you were not able to attend and would like to learn more, click here to view the taping of the Hamilton Air Summit.

Smart Drive Challenge

Are you interested in learning more about your carbon footprint?  Would you like to lower your transportation emissions?  Do you want to learn about driving more efficiently?  Do you like saving money on gas?  Are you curious about expanding your transportation options?

If you answered “yes” to one or more of these questions, the Smart Drive Challenge is a great opportunity.  Go to https://smartdrivechallenge.ca/ to join the program and have the opportunity to win up to $1000.  All you need to do is register, complete online training, put your new knowledge into practice and report on your progress through surveys.  The more you learn, the greater your chance is to be entered into a draw to win cash prizes.

Calling for Applications

Clean Air Hamilton has opened up funding applications for Air Quality Projects and Programs in 2018.

Guidelines, Applications and an Evaluation Matrix can be found on here.

The Funding Objectives are to provide opportunities for all the people of the City of Hamilton to create and participate in initiatives that improve air quality in our City.  These initiatives can be educational, scientific or direct mitigation.

The application deadline is 3pm. on March 19, 2018.

Upwind Downwind Conference and Free Clean Air Fair

Registration is now open for 2018’s Upwind Downwind Conference!  The Conference will be held on March 5, 2018 at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Hamilton.

Click here for more information and registration.

 

If you are a member or the community and want to learn more about Air Quality in Hamilton, or are attending the Upwind Downwind Conference and feel like a bit of a warm up, please join us on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at The Cotton Factory for the Free Clean Air Fair.

Click here for more information and registration.

Welcome!

Welcome to Clean Air Hamilton’s new website. We hope that you enjoy our new look and updated information.  Clean Air Hamilton is committed to improving the health and quality of life of citizens through communication, promoting realistic, science-based decision-making and sustainable practices.  Since 1998, Clean Air Hamilton has conducted air quality research, communicated with all levels of government, encouraged emission reductions and promoted behavioural changes for those who live and work in Hamilton.

We hope that you find this website informative and useful.  Please visit often for new updates and links to current events.