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Climate change is happening and it is critical that we adapt so that, as a City and as individuals, we can manage the risks of climate and weather related events.

Many Edmontonians associate climate change with longer summers and warmer winters, but it also can bring floods, drought, invasive pests, heat waves, higher food prices and ice storms. By preparing now for climate change, we can be in a better position to weather future climate shocks and stresses.

We're currently working with various stakeholders on a climate change adaptation strategy called Resilient Edmonton. The strategy focuses on key areas such as those mentioned above. Keep watching for updates.

How we can prepare now to be resilient against future climate shocks and stresses

Discussion papers related to climate adaptation and resilience

Take Action

  • Landscaping your yard? Consider low impact development (LID). It mimics the natural movement of water, bringing water back to the land rather than into the storm drains. Rain gardens, for example, collects, absorbs and filters stormwater runoff and allows it to soak into the ground.
  • Make sure your home is safe from floods - get a flood prevention home check-up (EPCOR).
  • Lighten your lifestyle with tips from our Green Living Guide.

Edmonton's Energy Transition

Get tips on how you can become more energy efficient and be a part of creating an energy sustainble city.

Energy And Climate Change FAQ

The topics of energy and climate change can be confusing. Learn the terminology and what you can do to help.

For More Information

City Environmental Strategies

9th Floor Edmonton Tower
10111-104 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB
T5J 0J4


In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

Fax 780-401-7050

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