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Vancouver: Greenest City by 2020

Vancouver: Greenest City by 2020

A interesting infographic was published recently reflecting The City of Vancouver`s Greenest City 2020 Action Plan and ambitions.

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Summary from The City of Vancouver`s Greenest City 2020 Action Plan:

Vancouver has proven that a city can grow and prosper and still become a Green Capital – A Global Leader in addressing Climate Change...

Vancouver is set to bring our community-based greenhouse gas emissions down to 5% below 1990 levels, even as our population has grown by over 27% and jobs have increased by over 18%.

Vancouver’s electricity is generated in British Columbia—93% of it from renewable sources. We are also developing neighbourhood-scale renewable energy projects. Conversion to renewable sources will create new green jobs.

The City has implemented the greenest building code in North America.

Vancouver is rising to meet the green transportation challenge by creating compact neighbourhoods with higher density to provide easy access to work, shopping and recreation. The City has shifted investment to walking, cycling and transit infrastructure instead of building new roads.

...And this greenest city action plan details how we become the Greenest City in the World by 2020...


Click Here to Read the Full Version of : The City of Vancouver’s Full 2020 Action Plan

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