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Climate change is emerging as a vital issue for our community, with recent scientific research observations showing that societies and ecosystems are highly vulnerable to even modest levels of climate change.
South Australia’s temperatures are increasing and rainfall is decreasing. For the Adelaide and Mt Lofty Ranges region this means a general warming and drying trend. Identified impacts of these changes include:
Our climate change policy is to lead our community in response to the risks and opportunities posed by climate change and to enable climate change resilience into the future.
The City of Marion, in partnership with the community, will actively respond to climate change by implementing two closely related strategies:
The City of Marion has endorsed a Carbon Neutral Plan that sets out the steps council will take to be carbon neutral for its own operations by 2030. This Plan builds on good progress delivered by the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Plan.