The 2016 CARIP Summary Report highlights climate action achievements by BC local governments


Green Communities Committee

Mon, 09/25/2017
BC local governments continue to show commitment to reducing corporate and community-wide emissions, according to the 2016 CARIP summary report. In 2017, the tenth anniversary of the Charter, all 187 signatory local governments submitted CARIP reports, demonstrating significant commitment to taking climate action.
The Climate Action Revenue Incentive Program (CARIP) is a conditional grant program available to BC local governments that have signed the BC Climate Action Charter, thereby committing to take actions to become carbon neutral in their corporate operations and reduce community-wide emissions by creating more complete, compact and energy efficient rural and urban communities. Since 2007, increasing numbers of B.C. local governments have signed on to the Charter, demonstrating their leadership in addressing climate change.
Download the full 2016 CARIP summary report for a list of ideas of actions to consider undertaking in your own community.