Climate Change

Human Caused Climate Change is a global challenge which requires the attention and action of nations, provinces and local communities.  Everyone has a positive role to play.  

CCKT recognizes the urgency of climate action in order to achieve significant reductions in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of 40% or higher by 2030 relative to baseline emissions in 2005, and to realize Canada’s federal goal of net zero emissions by 2050.

CCKT also recognizes that a healthy natural environment with its many integrated functions plays a vital and central role in addressing human caused climate change.  Wetlands and forests help greatly in mitigating extreme weather events such as prolonged precipitation causing flooding and in long periods of drought.  In addition these widespread natural features assist in moderating temperatures, and they sequester significant amounts of carbon and other GHGs. 

CCKT supports forward-looking, long-term land use planning which sustains and enhances forests, small woodlots, wetlands, ponds, lakes, and river systems including designated natural areas in the Greenbelt Plan and the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan.

CCKT advocates for and supports actions to address the concerns of human caused climate change and to move towards healthy and resilient communities and regions.  Articles, letters and other commentary related to human caused climate change will be posted here along with events and actions in which CCKT and community members can participate.

Climate Action Here and Now

Climate Action Here and Now

CCKT is hosting a General Meeting on Tuesday, June 21st starting at 7:00 p.m. in the new King City Library and Seniors Centre.  The meeting will focus on the theme, Climate Action Here and Now, and...

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