The city’s focus on reducing building and transport emissions, together with a renewable energy taskforce and an energy transition plan in development, lays a great foundation for success.
A vote for Edmonton is also a vote for a sustainable future powered by renewable energy.
Transportation uses 30% of global energy. From smart planning to cycle lanes, electric vehicles to public transport – cities are an inspiration for change.
Although city dwellers are responsible for over 70% of our planet’s energy-related carbon emissions, cities are also hotspots for renewable energy solutions.
Buildings use 1/3rd of the world’s energy. Their focus on new designs, incentives and standards mean cities are leading the transition to better, cleaner housing.
Because cities produce so much waste, they’re also focused on new solutions – such as resource efficiency, behavior change and waste management.
Click below to learn more about sustainable cities
Female red winged blackbird
#nature #yeg #exploreedmonton #igyeg #weloveedmonton #alberta… http://t.co/KRkEKlipEW
Cape Town certainly deserves the title Global Earth Hour Capital 2014 as well as loads of praise for their efforts to create a sustainable city….