Climate Action Plan

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The City of Burlington has declared a Climate Emergency and on April 20, 2020 a community-based Climate Action Plan was approved at Council.

The plan includes seven key program areas to help the community transition away from the use of fossil fuels, particularly for buildings and transportation.

Related projects and policies include the Integrated Mobility Plan*; the Electric Mobility Strategy*; the Home Energy Efficiency Retrofit Program (HERO)*; the Sustainable Buildings and Development Guidelines; and Renewable Energy best practices research*.

(* means project is under development)


Read what the City of Burlington is doing to take action on climate change.

The City of Burlington has declared a Climate Emergency and on April 20, 2020 a community-based Climate Action Plan was approved at Council.

The plan includes seven key program areas to help the community transition away from the use of fossil fuels, particularly for buildings and transportation.

Related projects and policies include the Integrated Mobility Plan*; the Electric Mobility Strategy*; the Home Energy Efficiency Retrofit Program (HERO)*; the Sustainable Buildings and Development Guidelines; and Renewable Energy best practices research*.

(* means project is under development)


Read what the City of Burlington is doing to take action on climate change.

  • Draft Climate Action Plan to go to Committee of Council December 2, 2019

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    Thanks to everyone that provided input into the development of the Climate Action Plan to help Burlington achieve its goal to become a net carbon neutral community.

    Key program areas in the draft plan include:

    • Low carbon new buildings
    • Deep energy retrofits for existing buildings
    • Renewable energy
    • Integrated mobility
    • Electric mobility and equipment
    • Waste reduction
    • Industry processes

    Read the report

    If you'd like to speak to Council about this report, you may register to delegate - you have until Friday, Nov. 29th at 12:00 noon to register.




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