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Public input sought to help B.C. prepare for climate change

By Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy
Government of British Columbia
November 7, 2019
Category: Carbon, Climate & Bioenergy
Region: Canada, Canada West

The Province is looking for public input to help develop a new strategy that will better prepare B.C. communities for the impacts of climate change. “Across British Columbia, we are seeing and feeling the steadily increasing effects of climate change – from record wildfires, to severe droughts and floods, to the job impacts of beetle-killed forests,” said George Heyman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy. “British Columbians expect governments at all levels to act. Our CleanBC plan fights carbon pollution and puts our province on the path to a cleaner and stronger future — taking care of this special place for ourselves, our kids and our grandkids. Together, we can make sure our communities are prepared for future climate impacts, because waiting until they happen just makes no sense.” People can share their thoughts until Jan. 10, 2020, through an online questionnaire

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