Are you an elected official looking to understand why your municipality should focus on climate change? Are you wondering how and where to start?
Register now to attend FCM's free webinar on January 31, Opportunities and best practices in climate change action: Introduction for elected officials. The webinar will explain the major concepts of climate change and related impacts on municipalities. Hear from other elected officials who will present case studies demonstrating successful strategies they used to move their communities toward their climate goals.
This webinar will help you:
- Understand the challenges that climate change represents for municipalities
- Recognize the benefits of taking action on climate change in your municipality
- Learn ways to get support for climate-related initiatives from internal and external stakeholders
Discover how Leduc, AB is adapting to climate change impacts and how they gained support to develop their Weather and Climate Readiness Action Plan. Hear about the steps Oxford County, ON took to gain support from their council for a resolution that would move them to 100% renewable energy by 2050.
- Bob Young, Mayor, Leduc, AB
- Trevor Birtch, Mayor, Woodstock, ON