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The international community now recognizes that any successful effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions requires a full partnership with local governments.

FCM's budget submission lays out a plan for smart investments in public transit, affordable housing and climate change mitigation and adaptation.

Canada takes a big step forward in climate change action and municipalities are ready to work to see it implemented here at home.

Senior FCM officials will champion the message that scaling up local innovation - from building retrofits to cutting-edge waste management - can be a centrepiece of national GHG-reduction and resiliency strategies.

Today, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and FCM President Clark Somerville launched two new programs to address climate change in communities and to strengthen infrastructure planning and decision-making

The Government of Canada and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) announced today a new initiative connecting municipalities with local environmental experts.

Municipalities across Canada can now apply for grants of up to one million dollars for capital projects that will help them adapt to climate change impacts, such as flooding, extreme temperatures and drought, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Municipalities team up to tackle climate change: FCM’s Climate and Asset Management Network announces 19 new member communities

Investing in green infrastructure helps communities reduce their carbon footprint and increase their resilience against climate change. It also helps safeguard public health, protect the environment and create a clean-growth economy. 
NY Times
5/25/2017

The president’s proposed reductions to the department’s research may have a greater impact on climate change than the Paris accord decision.



2018 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup Number 28

2018 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming


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