This policy brief summarizes key aspects of Ontario's Climate Change Action Plan, released in June 2016,  and assesses its capacity to deliver transformative emissions reductions in light of provincial, federal and international commitments. By highlighting the successes and failures of climate governance in the province of British Columbia, it explores lessons for both policy makers and scholars who seek to uncover pathways to communities that are low-carbon, resilient to climate change impacts and more fundamentally sustainable.

  • Sarah Burch is a CIGI senior fellow. She is contributing to research on financing sustainable development, focused on the exploration of innovative solutions to address challenges associated with climate change and sustainability.