As an active member in the City of Hamilton Climate Change workgroup, C& Partners is proud to annouce that Hamilton is the first city in Ontario to have a Climate Charter. Council will be signing the Climate Change Charter on October 26th at 7pm in Council Chambers 2nd floor of City Hall.
Hamilton introduces the first community Climate Change Charter in Ontario. Clean Air Hamilton, Green Venture, Environment Hamilton and other community groups have team up to introduce and endorse Hamilton's Climate Change Action Charter in the community.
The Charter has won support from a number of business, academic and environmental groups including McMaster University, Mohawk College, the City of Hamilton, the Hamilton Conservation Authority, Union Gas, The First Unitarian Church of Hamilton, McKibbon Wakefield Inc., Green Venture, Environment Hamilton, Dundas in Transition, Sustainable Hamilton, Ecological Churches of West Hamilton, Corr Research, Greening Marketing Inc., Hamilton 350, CHASE Canada, as well as Clean Air Hamilton. The Community Climate Change Action Charter is a voluntary statement that acknowledges the reality of climate change and asks commitment to measure and set targets for the reduction of emissions at the personal, organizational and community level. The Charter is available online at: http://climatechangehamilton.ca/