The Department of Environment, Energy and Climate Action takes action to safeguard the environment and protect the province’s air, land and water resources. The department is also responsible for conservation, sustainable management and wise use of our forests, fish and wildlife resources.
Some of the priorities include:
Achieving Net Zero by 2040 by reducing emissions, switching to cleaner sources of energy, and pursuing innovation and transformational change
Implementing carbon mitigation and adaptation plans to address the effects of climate change
Supporting the protection and responsible use of our water resources