About Us

Responsible Energy Action, centred in Antigonish, Nova Scotiaformed in late 2011. It is a community-based education and action group.

Focus:  How we obtain and use energy

Goal: Social engagement and policy change that will result in a sustainable,  socially, and environmentally responsible energy system

Purpose: Education and action on energy-related issues in Nova Scotia


  • Reduction of energy use
  • Promotion of sustainable energy sources
  • Equitable access to energy
  • Energy-related climate change and environmental degradation

Guiding Principles:

  •  We affirm that Nova Scotia is part of unceded Mi’kmaq territory, and strive to uphold the Peace and Friendship treaties
  •  We work both independently and in solidarity with other groups
  •  We practice civil discourse: all our actions within the group and in representing the group to others are respectful and constructive, even when we may disagree