CoverA local action plan for reducing greenhouse gas emissions is the lynchpin of the Partners for Climate Protection milestone process. This guidebook will take you through every step of developing your local climate change action plan in detail.

Use this guide to:

  • Choose what to include in your municipality’s climate action plan, with detailed information on suggested content, supporting materials and format
  • See resources to consult and how to engage with community partners before you start
  • Prepare to implement your plan
  • Decide on metrics for defining and measuring your plan’s progress after implementation

This guide is designed for municipal staff who are responsible for climate change action plans. It includes a number of resources to review before you get started and has many examples of model climate action plans.

Download the guide. 

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This resource is available through the Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) program. PCP is managed and delivered by FCM and ICLEI—Local Governments for Sustainability Canada (ICLEI Canada) and receives financial support from the Government of Canada and ICLEI Canada.

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