Three of Vancouver's most ambitious environmental strategies have been selected for profile in the Cities100 global publication:
Vancouver is a leader in confronting climate change
“Vancouver’s climate leadership continues to be helpful to cities around the world, with three of our successful green strategies recognized as innovative models,” says Mayor Gregor Robertson.
“The UN Climate Summit is providing important opportunities for cities to learn from each other’s success at confronting climate change while continuing to grow our economy, and cities represented here in Paris are counting on similarly bold leadership from national governments to confront this urgent global challenge.”
We have adopted a comprehensive suite of policies and actions as part of the Greenest City Action Plan, Climate Change Adaptation Strategy, and Neighbourhood Energy Strategy, all of which lay the foundation for extensive greenhouse gas emission reductions at a municipal level.
What is Cities 100?
Cities100 names100 tangible city solutions to climate change that can be scaled and replicated across the world. These solutions come from more than 216 submissions from 94 cities across all regions in the world.
The 100 solutions presented in Cities100 highlight that meaningful action can, and is, taken outside of the national arena. Cities100 was developed by Sustainia in collaboration with C40, a network of the world’s greatest cities taking action on climate change, and the philanthropic association Realdania.