On August 27, city council voted to support six “climate shifts” proposed by staff and declared a climate emergency.

Now the city will align its emissions targets to help keep warming below 1.5 C by:

  • applying a carbon budget to municipal decision-making
  • working toward zero-emissions transportation
  • focusing on carbon-neutral buildings
  • electrifying the grid
  • creating a just and equitable energy transition

Your emails to councillors and the mayor, your attendance at council and the speeches you made to council were integral in helping Edmonton become a sustainable city with a healthy economy. Thank you.

We still have work to do, though. Here are three ways you can help: