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

The Business Case for Climate Action

On top of avoiding serious runaway climate change, investing in emission reductions generates a wide range of benefits.

Adaptation

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”.

B.C. Climate Action Charter

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.

 

What's New

  • 18 Aug, 2010

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    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”.
  • 10 Jul, 2018
    Energy Connections is an annual conference that brings together citizens, industry, government and academics to...
  • 10 Jul, 2018
    No two municipalities are alike - communities across Canada require different asset management training options that...
    Find out about regional opportunities for asset management training delivered by FCM's partner organizations.