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British Columbia's Climate Action Plan

Government of British Columbia
Created: 4/05/2008 - Updated: 11/06/2018

Abstract

This Climate Action Plan – Phase One describes how the government will build on the framework established since 2007 and identify choices we can all make to save money and reduce our carbon footprint. We will develop subsequent phases of the plan with the continued guidance of the very best scientific, economic and engineering minds in British Columbia and throughout the world.

Published On

Sunday, April 6, 2008

Keywords

Scale: 
State / Provincial
Sector Addressed: 
Agriculture
Development (socioeconomic)
Energy
Forestry
Land Use Planning
Policy
Public Health
Transportation / Infrastructure
Target Climate Changes and Impacts: 
Economics
Flooding
Precipitation
Public health risks
Public safety threats
Sea level rise
Snowpack
Species of concern
Water supply
Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy: 
Natural Resource Management / Conservation
Incorporate future conditions into natural resources planning and policies
Reduce local climate or related change
Capacity Building
Increase / Improve public awareness, education, and outreach efforts
Infrastructure, Planning, and Development
Make infrastructure resistant or resilient to climate change
Governance and Policy
Create new or enhance existing policies or regulations
Develop / implement adaptive management strategies
Climate Type: 
Temperate

Related Resources

British Columbia Climate Change Adaptation Strategy

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Case Study
Sector Addressed: 
Conservation / Restoration
Development (socioeconomic)
Fisheries
Forestry
Land Use Planning
Public Health
Tourism / Recreation
Transportation / Infrastructure
Water Resources
Wildlife
Summary: 

The British Columbia Government released a Climate Action Plan in 2008. As part of the effort to address climate change, the government is building a Climate Change Adaptation Strategy to address climate change impacts as it continues to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the province.

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