#madeinEarthHour [2 of 60] | The action continues, with #Vancouver making this list for being named the first global #EarthHour capital in 2013. This city aims to be the global leader on climate-smart urban development. #sustainable #city
Did you know that Vancouver won both the People’s Choice and the jury vote in WWF’s Earth Hour #CityChallenge?
The city’s overall holistic and strategic approach to #climate action – specifically its impressive transportation strategy, solid actions on the impact of food and progressive neighbourhood energy plan – were seen as evidence of how Vancouver aims to play an active role in the global transition towards a 100% renewable future within the next few decades.
Example targets for Vancouver include that by 2020 all new buildings are to be #carbon neutral in their operations; citizens are to make over 50% of trips by foot, bicycle or #publictransport; and the number of green jobs is to have doubled.
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