Energy and Climate Change
The closely-linked topics of “climate change” and “energy” are often mentioned in the media and are issues of interest to many citizens. The City of Edmonton is addressing climate change in its operations and is working with its citizens and businesses to become sustainable and resilient.
On August 25, 2015, we signed this UN initiative that establishes a common platform for measuring and reducing emissions.
How will our city move to more renewable, reliable energy sources? Learn about our Energy Transition Plan.
Citizens provided recommendations on how and why the city should become low carbon by 2050.
Energy Actions You Can Take
Learn what it means to “build green" and what the benefits are.
Learn more about renewable energy, including solar energy.
Read about the 50 award winners whose efforts had the largest impact in advancing sustainability and clean capitalism over the previous two years.
It is achieved by living in such a way that the use of physical, natural and social resources to meet current needs are available or replaceable, to enable living systems to thrive into perpetuity.
In the context of a city, resiliency is the capacity of a city to withstand and bounce back intact from environmental disturbances. For a city to be resilient, it must be aware of potential risks, and take action to minimize these possibilities.
Risks related to climate change and energy include our 95% dependency on fossil fuels, our reliance on a centralized electrical system and challenges we face when severe weather events occur.
For More Information
City Environmental Strategies
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10250-101 Street NW
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