From Glenys Verhulst, Sustainability Planner at District of Saanich:You’re invited to help shape the updated Saanich Climate Plan! How should Saanich respond to the climate change? We heard in Phase 1 that respondents want to see urgent, effective climate action that protects our health, well being, and the local environment. These Phase 2 Open Houses will… Continue reading Climate Plan Open Houses (Phase 2)—May 30 & June 1
From Saanich: This is a reminder of the upcoming Saanich Climate Plan Public Workshops we hope members of your community can attend. Drop in to the Open House and/or register in advance for one hour interactive workshops on mitigation (reducing our climate impact) and adaptation (responding to a changing climate). Thursday, November29th 3pmto 8pmMore info and… Continue reading Reminder: Saanich Climate Plan Public Workshops this week
From Glenys Verhulst,Sustainability Planner,Planning Department,District of Saanich: Saanich residents, businesses and visitors are invited to complete a survey to help shape the new Climate Plan for Saanich.Saanich Council recently committed to becoming a 100% renewable energy community, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80% by 2050, and to continue preparing for a changing climate. A public… Continue reading Take the Saanich Climate Survey!
From the District of Saanich: Following on our Saanich talks Kick-off event in March, attached is the invitation to the second upcoming Saanich Talks event on May 7 at UVic. The tile entitled Our Community in a Changing Climate. This also promises to be a very interesting event and will include the following expert guest speakers:… Continue reading Saanich Talk: Our Community in a Changing Climate, May
by Committee Chair Vic DermanRationaleIn January 2016, CRD Board Chair Barb Desjardins asked the Environment Committee to provide a report detailing how the region should respond to climate change. The Board Chair’s request is opportune. Recent evidence suggests that climate change is accelerating and poses an ever growing, potentially critical, threat to human society and all… Continue reading Climate Change Report to the CRD Environment Committee