What are the costs of not acting on climate change?

Inaction on climate change carries significant costs for Canadians

Climate change is already costing Canadians

  • Hotter temperatures, more extreme weather events, poorer air quality, and increased water scarcity are negatively affecting Canadians’ health and well-being.
  • While it is difficult to conclusively link any particular event to climate change, we can observe a number of recent events that are consistent with the expected effects of climate change.

Climate change will cost Canadians even more in the future


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