Climate and Renewables

Our goal: Eliminate Vancouver's dependence on fossil fuels

We are working to transform our city, and reduce the greenhouse gases we emit as a community, through our building energy use, transportation fuel use, and waste generated.

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Our target: Reduce community-based greenhouse gas emissions by 33% from 2007 levels by 2020

Progress we've made so far

Climate and Renewables Chart
Hover or click on data for more information on performance.
To learn more about this metric, see the 'How We Measure Success' section below.
The numbers presented have been rounded and may not add up precisely to the totals provided.

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Initiatives that are helping us reach our goal and target

Wild Salmon Caravan - October 7

Join us this Saturday for the Wild Salmon Caravan, a celebration of the spirit of salmon! Come for the parade, performances, drumming, singing & more.

Neighbourhood Energy Strategy

The Neighbourhood Energy Strategy will help develop additional neighbourhood energy systems throughout Vancouver.

Zero Emissions Building Plan

This plan will eliminate emissions from new buildings by 2030 through energy efficiency and renewable energy, and is the next step to advance the Renewable City Strategy.