Cooperation with Church of Scotland on Environmental Issues. Amity,June,2010. outline . Introduction of Amity’s Work on Environmental Issues How Can People from the Boys Brigade could Involved in Amity’s Environmental Work . Ⅰ Amity’s work on environmental issues.
Cooperation with Church of Scotland on Environmental Issues
Amity has paid attention to environmental protection work for more than twenty years .
the chart followed shows what we have done in past years
Mitigation & adaptation
Climate change and energy
Conservation & community based management
Organic agricultural & traditional knowledge
Weextend renewable energy, Especially in vulnerable rural areas in western China. Through these projects, people’s expenditure on fuel decreased, while the community’s adaptability to climate change enforced. Solar stoves, biogas system and other renewable energy not only reduce greenhouse gas emission, but also reduce indoor air pollution.
Photovoltaic Power Systems were provided for Tibetan People without electricity in the three big rivers source area. The system make them accessible to modern electricity service and improved their life.
ReforestationImplement reforestation work, especially in the upper reaches of large river. That not only increase carbon sink, but also can contribute to combat soil erosion.We also extend organic agriculture,which can reduce N2O emission by decrease of inorganic fertilizer
There are many ways of being involved with Amity.
You might like to become a donor. With the fund you donate ,we can do more to protect the planet and improve the life of the vulnerable.
Usually, biogas should be feed by pig dung. You can see how the pig raisedand how the biogas system worked. You can experience the life of farmers.
It is s amazing experience to cook meals with solar stoves or biogas system. You can eat local food that cooked by your own.
With trees you planted ,you can erase your carbon footprint.
People live in areas relatively backward and have little knowledge aboutoutside world. It is a better to learn English well for them to improve their life. Volunteers whose mother tongue is English can help them.
Visit our project site, communicate with the beneficiaries and our local partner. Improve our work and cooperation through sharing and mutual learning.