Climate Change

Dufferin County is committed to taking action on climate change.

wind turbines

In May 2018, Dufferin County joined the Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) Program, along with over 350 other municipalities across Canada. By working through the PCP Milestone Framework, Dufferin County will save money in municipal operations, lower energy costs for residents and businesses, and increase investment in the local economy. 

Corporate Climate Action plan forthcoming in 2020.

Energy Conservation & Demand Management Plan Cover Page

Energy Conservation & Demand Management Plan

Community Climate Action


​​​​​Dufferin County is creating a Community Climate Action Plan. The plan will include a greenhouse gas emissions inventory, GHG reduction targets, and practical actions to be taken by municipalities, organizations, and community members to achieve the set targets while increasing community resiliency.

We are currently seeking members for a voluntary group - the Dufferin County Climate Change Collaborative (DC4) The collaborative will be comprised of representatives from various sectors that will provide support to County of Dufferin staff on the development of the Dufferin Climate Action Plan.

Click here to view the DC4 Terms of Reference.