Nature Smart Climate Solutions Fund

Key findings from the strategic environmental assessment conducted for the Nature Smart Climate Solutions Fund.

Environment and Climate Change Canada’s programming under the Natural Climate Solutions Fund relies on collaboration with existing and new partners to meet climate and conservation objectives, supported through grants and contributions mechanisms, among others.

The primary objectives of the fund are to:

The initiative contributes to the Government of Canada’s Climate Change commitments and will result in net greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions. Program activities also support and align with Canada’s national approach to nature and wildlife conservation. Positive environmental gains will result for climate change mitigation, adaptation, and biodiversity including species at risk and ecosystem resilience.

These activities align with the following goals and targets of the 2019-2022 Federal Sustainable Development Strategy:

This fund will also positively contribute to Canada’s commitment to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals including (SDGs):

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