The primary environmental goal tasked to Cool Cities Teams is to get cities to implement meaningful climate change solutions. Goals that teams are currently working toward include:

  1. Conduct an inventory of greenhouse gas emissions in your city.
  1. Support the adoption of a Climate Action Plan.
  1. Support the creation of great neighborhoods near transit to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and preserve open space with the support from our Sustainable Land Use Committee and Transportation Committee.
  1. Adoption of a city-wide ban on single use bags and polystyrene
  1. Promote home energy upgrades through our Green Buildings for Cool Cities campaign
  1. Provide regular environmental education community events