Climate Change

The County of Wellington has initiated an energy and emissions inventory and action plan to reduce our corporate and community greenhouse gas emissions. Supported by a grant from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) this two year project will complete up to Milestone 3 of the Partners for Climate Protection five milestone framework.

  • Milestone 1: Create a greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions inventory and forecast for corporate emissions and community emissions.
  • Milestone 2: Set an emissions reduction target.
  • Milestone 3: Develop a local action plan.
  • Milestone 4: Implement the local action plan or set of activities.
  • Milestone 5: Monitor progress and report results.

The project will assess greenhouse gas emissions from buildings, transportation, street lighting, waste and water/wastewater.


Steering Advisory Group

County of Wellington is developing a community greenhouse gas emissions reduction strategy. The strategy will include a greenhouse gas emissions inventory, reduction targets and practical actions to be taken by the municipalities and community members to achieve the set targets.

The Steering Advisory Group (SAG) will provide support to County of Wellington staff on the development of the Community Emissions Reduction Strategy. The SAG may be consulted on items related to:

  • Development of project vision and goals.
  • Development of community engagement plan including formation of other advisory groups.
  • Ensuring alignment with other programs, processes and policies.
  • Providing comments on project schedule, deliverables and outcomes.

Terms of Reference

Community Advisory Group

County of Wellington is developing a community greenhouse gas emissions reduction strategy. The strategy will include a greenhouse gas emissions inventory, reduction targets and practical actions to be taken by the municipalities and community members to achieve the set targets.

The Community Advisory Group (CAG) will provide support to County of Wellington staff on the development of the Community Emissions Reduction Strategy. The CAG may be consulted on items related to:

  • Ensuring alignment with community programs and activities.
  • Providing insights on community culture and behaviour change.
  • Providing comments on deliverables and outcomes.

Terms of Reference


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