Climate Change in Sedona is Real and Needs Your Voice
Climate change is real; it’s a global problem, with impact that is felt locally. Sedona and the Verde Valley are already experiencing the effects of climate change (increased flooding, more frequent and severe wildfires, and rising temperatures that strain water resources and bring on drought). As global greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, these changes will increase over time and continue to threaten our safety, natural resources, and economy. The City must implement tactics to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2030.
If you care about Sedona and the Verde Valley, please provide input to Sedona’s Climate Action Plan that is up for review in May by the City Council. The City has opened the door for input (though April 12th) to the Plan through this link, where you can click on the Go To Strategies and Actions button and even share comments with others:
In a nutshell, if climate change isn’t addressed now, this is how climate change dynamics will impact our community: