Citizens for a Livable Cranbrook Society provides grassroots leadership and an inclusive process, with a voice for all community members, to ensure that our community grows and develops in a way that incorporates an environmental ethic, offers a range of housing and transportation choices, encourages a vibrant and cultural life and supports sustainable, meaningful employment and business opportunities.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Join the Discussion on Climate Action

B.C.'s climate action consultation began July 17th and is open until August 17th at 4:00pm.
From the website@
This is an opportunity to contribute your ideas and priorities for this next phase of climate action. Your input will be invaluable in helping us to develop the Climate Leadership Plan.
In December, you will have another chance to participate, in providing feedback on a more detailed draft plan.
In 2007, B.C. set greenhouse gas reduction targets based on the findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the world’s foremost authority on the subject.
Since then, much has been accomplished. We have introduced North America’s first revenue-neutral carbon tax and achieved carbon neutral government every year since 2010. We have started down a path to a low-carbon future.
In 2008, government launched the Climate Action Plan to take B.C. part way to meeting its reduction targets. The Climate Leadership Plan will build on that work and move the province closer to its long-term goals.
So please go ahead, read the Discussion Paper and then take the online survey.

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