Premier’s, minister’s statements on Earth Day

Government of British Columbia
April 22, 2024
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada West

Premier David Eby has issued the following statement marking Earth Day: “Earth Day is a time to honour this incredible place we call home and renew our commitment to preserving it for future generations. Throughout the province, people are celebrating and taking action … committing to small changes that can add up to a big impact on our world. In B.C., we are fortunate to be surrounded by natural beauty, from the rugged coastline to lush forests. But climate change is threatening the places we all love, as well as the health, safety and well-being of people and communities. In recent years, British Columbians have endured record-breaking wildfire seasons, heat waves, floods and droughts – and we are now facing record-low snowpack. The trend is clear and profoundly concerning. Our government is a leader in climate action, and we are ramping up our efforts to address the growing threats of a changing climate.

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