Canadian Council of Ministers
of the Environment

Le Conseil canadien des ministres
de l'environnement

Current Priorities

Climate Change

Climate change will eventually change the availability of water, frequency of floods and droughts, permafrost, crops that can be grown, the types of forest and wildlife that thrive, coastline erosion and sea level height. CCME is assisting jurisdictions with adapting to climate change impacts on the hydrologic cycle by:

  • Analysing Canadian and international approaches to water scarcity and flood management, as a first step to considering additional CCME management approaches and tools on climate change water security.