Climate Action

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Your Library has been amplifying local voices and setting the stage for climate education for decades. Now, we are taking our contribution to the next level. Visit often. Explore links to actions you can take now. Discover educational videos and articles by leaders. Read inspirational reports from across the world.

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Think Global, Act Local: Climate Strategies

Blogs & Resources

Young Adult Reads: Earth Day

“The Earth is what we all have in common.”—Wendell Berry. Check out our collection of Earth Day reads to inspire you to make a difference.

Canada's Climate Action Map for Halifax Municipality

See what federal climate action projects are happening in our municipality. Zoom into the location and click on icons for project details.

Are you up for a new challenge?

This is not your average challenge. For at least 1 month, try 6 shifts in how you eat, travel, and shop. Help is provided along the way.

8 shareable reasons for caring now

This article is your new ally for bringing home the impacts of climate change when speaking with folks who don't see what you see.

New visual data helps planning for bee conservation

The first set of global maps of bee populations are available. Conservationists now have a clear means to show patterns and direct efforts.

Videos: We can learn a lot from our youth

Watch ReelTalk2020 make room for youth to share important facts about the effects of climate change. Scroll for learning activities, too.

Wanna be a part of TED Countdown? TEDxHalifax shows us how.

Halifax joined cities from around the world in hosting a local version of TED Countdown, a virtual streamed event focused on climate action.

Federal bill on environmental racism needs your support

Dr. Ingrid Waldron of Dalhousie University and the ENRICH Project is asking everyone to call your local MP to support the legislation.

A staff list to inspire our kids and all beginners

To keep going and focused, we need to know the truths of climate change, and we also need to feel hope in the stories of people like us.

What does David Suzuki think about today's movement?

Suzuki joins the front lines in the documentary Rebellion, a vivid portrait of our young activists and senior advocates fighting today.

What inspires you to keep green every day? Some say art.

The beauty of our biodiversity is awe-inspiring. Print your inspiration for free from over 150,000 illustrations of the natural world.

Can we foster a nourishing food culture in our food deserts?

Ron Finley's TEDTalk shows you how he has taken on fast food culture by planting in abandoned lots, traffic medians, and along curbs.

Climate Kids by NASA

Games, activities, and videos are a few ways NASA speaks to kids and helps them understand what is happening.

What if you had Bill Nye explain global warming in a video?

Smithsonian Magazine gives us a clear, basic global warming facts in a video narrated by famous scientist and educator, Bill Nye.

What is sea level rise? Why is moisture important to soil?

NASA's Earth Minutes videos bring us back to the basics. Watch animated illustrations bring core issues to life. For all ages.

Quiz: What does your climate footprint look like?

Fill in your educated and wild guesses in this climate footprint quiz by New York Times. Wrong answers lead to learning, too.

Spotlight on Local Organizations

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