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Facing change and guiding Ontario into the next quarter century
The impacts of climate change are becoming more apparent and impactful every year. The window for avoiding serious impacts of climate change – heat waves, droughts, floods and storms, rising sea levels and widespread loss of plant and animal species – is shrinking. Like many other Ontario municipalities, the Kawartha Lakes community is geographically dispersed and the local economy is heavily dependent on agriculture. The City of Kawartha Lakes is developing a Healthy Environment Plan to outline a comprehensive strategy to take action on climate change locally. This plan is intended to help the Kawartha Lakes community reduce greenhouse gas emissions and better anticipate and adapt to a changing climate and follows the Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) 5 milestone process for greenhouse gas emission reductions. In this session, participants will learn more about the City of Kawartha Lakes’ Healthy Environment Plan and how to develop a greenhouse gas emissions reduction plan, what the PCP 5 milestone process is and learn what types of climate adaptation strategies are appropriate for rural communities.