Climate Action Program

What's New?

Bowen Island Community Energy Emissions Plan - Recently received by Council at its December 12, 2016 meeting, and the 2017 CEEP Implementation Report, approved by Council at its February 27, 2017 meeting.

Bowen Island Municipality has resumed its work to develop and initiate a Climate Action Program that addresses:

  • Reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions
  • Community energy planning
  • Corporate carbon neutrality
  • Feasibility of an on-island composting facility
  • Mitigation of and adaptation to water shortages
  • Transportation alternatives
  • Support for community-based initiatives related to climate action
  • Other emerging climate-related issues

Bowen Island Climate Action Revenue Incentive Reports

As a signatory to the BC Climate Action Charter, Bowen Island is required to file an annual Climate Action Revenue Incentive Report (CARIP). This document lists corporate and community actions.

Climate Conversations

These evening conversations have brought together community members, council, and invited speakers on topics related to climate action. Rough notes and presentations follow:

  1. November 5, 2017: BC Energy Step Code by James Glave
  2. November 5, 2017: Electric Vehicle Update by James Glave
  3. April 2, 2017: The Magic of Soils by Professor Phil Gregory
  4. January 25, 2017: Community Energy & Emissions Plan Discussion
  5. August 13, 2015: Feedback for Climate Leadership Team
  6. March 3, 2016: Review of the Climate Leadership Team’s Recommendations to Government
  7. April 4, 2016: Phil Gregory’s Presentation on Solar Panels
  8. April 25, 2016: How We Report on Our Carbon Neutral Progress – 2015 CARIP Report Development
  9. June 27, 2016: Heat Pumps (Video)
    1. Heat Pumps: PDF Presentation by Jae Mather
    2. Fujitsu Heat Pumps: PDF Presentation by Barry Andrews


Resources

Municipal planning initiatives

Supportive initiatives:

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