Climate Change Adaptation

Climate change continues to bring challenges that municipalities need to face head-on and manage proactively. The City’s Climate Change Adaptation Strategy and Implementation Plan have been developed to address the physical, economic, social, and ecological impacts of climate change.

Climate Change in the City of Barrie

Climate within Barrie is changing. Increases in mean annual temperatures, changes in the timing and average annual precipitation and increases in the intensity, duration and frequency of extreme storm events are taking place. These changes may pose challenges to the City and its residents that we have to work cooperatively to prepare for. Examples of local events related to climate change:

What is the City doing?

The City has developed a Climate Change Adaptation Strategy and accompanying Implementation Plan to build community resilience to the risks of Climate Change.

Climate Change Adaptation Strategy