15 Mar '17, 7pm

5 Cities Leading the Charge on Climate Action

Additionally, Vancouver has committed to getting 100 percent of its energy from renewable sources by 2050. This goal is particularly bold given that it targets all forms of energy in the city—including heating, cooling and transport—not just electricity. The city's focus on clean energy and sustainability has led it to have the lowest greenhouse gas emissions per person of any major North American city. Between making sustainable improvements to neighborhoods' energy consumption, striving for zero waste and continuing to develop its successful Greenest City Action Plan , Vancouver has set the stage for businesses and residents to work together to be one of the greenest and most climate change resilient cities on Earth.

Full article: http://www.ecowatch.com/cities-lead-climate-action-231431...

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