Residents are invited to attend the first meeting of the City of Toronto Parks and Environment Committee’s Subcommittee on Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation on March 2.
Recognizing the importance of climate change, the City established the goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 80 per cent by 2050.
The subcommittee will make recommendations to the Parks & Environment Committee to help achieve that goal based on research and community engagement.
At its first meeting, the subcommittee is seeking the public’s input in defining terms of reference. The meeting will be held on Monday, March 2 at 7 p.m. in the Council Chamber, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.
The public is invited to participate by delivering a deputation at the meeting or by submitting written comments. To assist with this process, the public is asked to consider what actions the subcommittee should accomplish by the end of its term – December 31, 2016 – and how the public can be involved or engaged in the subcommittee’s work.
More information about the subcommittee and on how to make a deputation is available at http://bit.ly/1ueDKVa.
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