Catalyzing Local Action on Climate Change through Collective Impact
Release Date: 05/12/2022
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Bianca Caramento is the Manager of the Bay Area Climate Change Council, leading the collective impact initiative to advance and accelerate climate change action in the cities of Burlington and Hamilton. She shares with us the structure behind this collective, with her “backbone” role housed in the Centre for Climate Change Management at Mohawk College, supporting a collective of 14 community organizations.
We hear about their Theory of Change – the master plan for reducing green house gases in the community by 50% by 2030, towards becoming net zero cities by 2050, and how this work was informed by data and community consultation. We see the power of this collective, supporting the work of the cities to address climate change while holding them to account.
BACCC provides a model for catalyzing change that many seek to emulate in their own communities, be it for GHG reductions or for using a collective approach to address other local issues.
Bay Area Climate Change Council : https://bayareaclimate.ca
BACCC plan/Theory of Change: https://bayareaclimate.ca/zero-carbon/#our-plan
BACCC Regional GHG inventory: https://bayareaclimate.ca/zero-carbon/#ghg-inventory
BACCC Indigenous Collaboration Policy: https://bayareaclimate.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/BACCC-Indigenous-Collaboration-Policy.pdf
Burlington Economic Development Corp
Clean Air Hamilton
Hamilton Chamber of Commerce
Hamilton Conservation Authority
Hamilton Health Sciences
Hamilton Industrial Environmental Association
Hamilton Regional Indian Centre
United Way Halton & Hamilton
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