The Big Picture
British Columbian communities demonstrate the breadth of climate change challenges and opportunities. Many are confronting increasingly intense natural disaster events. A lot are advancing integrated sustainability agendas that will reduce emissions as well as strengthen their prosperity. read more
Challenges and Opportunities
On top of avoiding serious runaway climate change, investing in emission reductions generates a wide range of benefits.
While actions to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions are critical, communities also need to prepare for unavoidable climate change and its impacts. This is referred to as “adaptation”.
The B.C. Climate Action Charter is the starting point for local governments committed to taking actions to becoming carbon neutral in their corporate operations and reduce community-wide emissions.