Read some of our community's frequently asked questions about climate change
Darebin is a leader in climate action, having been the first in the world to declare a climate emergency. In 2017, after extensive community consultation, Darebin Council again led the way with the adoption of Darebin’s Climate Emergency Plan 2017-22. You can read about how we did in our Plan Review.
We’re now working on a new and ambitious Climate Emergency Strategy and Action Plan, leading the way to reach zero emissions by 2030 in Darebin.
Stay tuned, we’ll be back seeking your thoughts on the draft Strategy mid-2023.
This survey closed on 9 October 2022. Thank you to everyone who contributed!
Read some of our community's frequently asked questions about climate change
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We are already seeing the impacts of climate change in Darebin. Wild and extreme weather events, such a hail storms, bush fires, droughts, floods and heat waves are becoming more frequent and extreme due to climate change.
Climate change will continue to impact the Darebin community. This is why Darebin Council is working with you to identify how we can best support and protect our community from these existing impacts, while reducing future impacts.
Climate change will impact everyone in Darebin, however not everyone will be impacted equally. Community members who are more vulnerable or already facing other challenges are more at risk to the impacts of climate change. It is important that we all work together to support all members of our community.
The climate crisis means we all need to:
The good news is many things we can do to prepare for a changing climate are the same things we can do to cut emissions.
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