Ontario town aims for carbon neutrality by 2030. Here’s how they’ll do it.
Experience of UK local governments shows deep community engagement is critical for rapid and ambitious action.
Join us on November 3 on the sidelines of COP26 in Glasgow to explore creative and scalable climate solutions emerging in cities around the world. A live broadcast will be available for those who cannot attend in-person.
A revolutionary open-access online database offers every Canadian community the data it needs to begin slashing its contribution to global climate change.
Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson explains how the City engaged the public to build consensus on climate action and why it adopted a carbon budget.
A Government of Canada study shows that transforming the way employees use space and how they get to work can drive down workplace emissions.
What would happen if Canada’s major cities prioritized a green recovery in response to COVID-19? Their investments could reduce greenhouse gas emissions by two thirds by 2030, create over 2.9 million jobs, and reduce air pollution by 32%, preventing 3,950 premature deaths over the next decade.
In 2017, the City of Oslo pioneered a game-changing approach to fighting climate change: the carbon budget. The budget sets a cap on how much the city can emit before 2030, when Oslo plans to become carbon neutral, and divides that amount into annual budgets. The City’s finance department considers the budget alongside its finances […]
LONDON, MONTREAL, NEW YORK, and VANCOUVER, Dec. 17, 2020 [Press Release] — Five years into the Paris Agreement—and in the lead-up to the 2021 UN climate negotiations in Glasgow—UK cities are taking bold climate action. Cities worldwide have much to learn from their UK peers’ successes and challenges, according to a new report released Thursday […]
In 2019, Ottawa City Council joined cities around the world in declaring a climate emergency and committed to reducing emissions to net zero by 2050. Today, City Council unanimously passed Energy Evolution—its plan for achieving that goal.