Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy

Last updated on February 28, 2023

The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy is responsible for the effective protection, management and conservation of BC’s water, land, air and living resources. It leads work on climate preparedness and adaptation and leads plans to meet greenhouse gas reduction targets. 

Featured Topics

  • CleanBC Roadmap to 2030
    The CleanBC Roadmap to 2030 accelerates B.C.’s climate action plan to meet our greenhouse gas emission targets and sets us on a path to a cleaner, brighter future.
  • Climate Preparedness and Adaptation Strategy
    B.C.’s draft Climate Preparedness and Adaptation Strategy sets out a series of actions to protect our communities, lower long-term costs and strengthen ecosystems.
  • Climate Action and Accountability
    Learn about B.C.’s actions to address climate change and progress on its greenhouse gas emission targets.
  • Air Quality
    Information on air quality advisories, programs and policy.
  • Recycling
    Learn about B.C.’s recycling programs for residents and businesses.
  • BC Parks
    The provincial park system is dedicated to the protection of natural environments for public enjoyment and use.
  • Environmental Assessment Office
    Conducts legislated assessments of all major projects in B.C., including affected First Nations, communities and local governments in the process.
  • Environmental Emergency Reporting
    Any spill that threatens the environmental quality of water, land or air must be reported.
  • Spill Preparedness and Response
    Improvements to B.C.’s rules for hazardous material spill preparedness and response.
  • Environmental Protection and Sustainability
    Find information and data related to the ministry’s various services and programs.

Featured Services

  • Conservation Officer Service
    A natural resource law enforcement agency specializing in public safety through human-wildlife conflict prevention and response.
  • Report All Polluters & Poachers (RAPP)
    File a report with the province to report a known or suspected violation.
  • Report a Spill
    Outlines who to contact and what to do in the event of a spill that threatens the environmental quality of water, land or air.
  • Site Remediation
    A list of available services, how to apply, applicable fees, payment options and contact information.
  • TransLink
    Metro Vancouver’s transportation network, serving residents and visitors with public transit, major roads, bridges and trip planning.
  • Recreational Sites and Trails
    Discover B.C.’s network of recreational sites and trails.