We're on our way to carbon zero. We've got targets to aim for and, by working together, we'll get there.
Climate change is the biggest challenge of our time. It is already affecting our weather, health and wellbeing, natural environment, taonga species, mahinga kai, food production, biosecurity, infrastructure, and the economy.
We’re responding to climate change in Ōtautahi Christchurch by working towards targets for reducing emissions, and by helping our communities prepare for and adapt to our changing climate.
Our commitment to providing strong climate action leadership in partnership with our communities is outlined in our strategy Kia tūroa te Ao – Ōtautahi Christchurch Climate Resilience Strategy 2021 [PDF, 1.8 MB].
Together, we can lower emissions and make changes for Christchurch, for everyone, for good.
Find out what we're doing to help our communities prepare for and adapt to the changing climate.
There are loads of ways to lower emissions and prepare for our changing climate.
We're already feeling the effects of a changing climate in the form of wetter winters and hotter, drier summers.