B.C. Offset Program consultations
Each comment received will be evaluated, with appropriate changes being considered once the consultation period has concluded.
- Draft Carbon Capture and Sequestration Protocol (PDF, 575KB)
The purpose of the CCS Protocol is to quantify greenhouse gas emission reductions and removal enhancements that result from projects sequestering captured carbon within British Columbia.
Opened: September 13, 2023
Closes: December 14, 2023
The purpose of FCOP is to quantify greenhouse gas emission reductions and removal enhancements by carbon sinks and reservoirs in forests.
Feedback window – Latest version
The feedback window for the latest version of the Draft FCOP:
Opened: February 2, 2023
Closed: April 7, 2023
Submissions collected during the engagement are currently being reviewed and will be considered in the establishment of the final version of the protocol.
Feedback window – Previous version
The feedback window for a previous version of the Draft FCOP:
Opened: March 30, 2021
Closed: May 31, 2021
Held: April 14, 2021
View the FCOP webinar slide deck (PDF, 1MB).
In 2021, the government received 56 formal submissions in response to the draft FCOP 2.0 from Indigenous Nations, consultants, industry, environmental non-governmental organizations and others. Read What We Heard (PDF, 411KB) during the engagement.
The B.C. Offset Protocol Policy outlines steps for the development and maintenance of B.C.'s offset protocols. It's designed to increase transparency and encourage a diverse suite of protocols that deliver real, quantifiable, verifiable, permanent and additional emissions reductions and/or removals in B.C. in support of B.C.’s climate action goals.
Opened: March 18, 2022
Closed: April 17, 2022
The purpose of MMOP is to quantify greenhouse gas emission reductions from the management of methane emissions from organic waste. This includes:
- Organic waste diversion
- Landfill gas capture
- The anaerobic digestion of wastewater treatment and agricultural wastes
The MMOP Technical Discussion Document (PDF, 366KB) provides a brief overview of the B.C. Offset Program, the contents of the draft protocol and identifies outstanding policy considerations.
Opened: June 3, 2021
Closed: August 3, 2021 (midnight)
Held: June 22, 2021
View the MMOP webinar slide deck (PDF, 1.1MB). The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy is also available to meet with interested parties upon request.