Dear Councillor,

We are grateful for the Toronto City Council’s long track record of championing a sustainable future for Toronto, and for the recent vote by Council to look into divesting the City’s $5 billion reserve funds from fossil fuels, and instead investing in clean energy.

We are hopeful that the new Infrastructure and Environment Committee will reopen the discussion about the city’s emissions targets, and we are writing to request your support for a motion to express concern over recent Provincial cuts to programs that reduce greenhouse gases and the withdrawal from... More

Dear Councillor,

We are grateful for the Toronto City Council’s long track record of championing a sustainable future for Toronto, and for the recent vote by Council to look into divesting the City’s $5 billion reserve funds from fossil fuels, and instead investing in clean energy.

We have recently learned that the Parks and Environment Committee is reopening the conversation about the city’s emissions targets, and we are writing to request your support for their motion to express concern over recent Provincial cuts to programs that reduce greenhouse gases and the withdrawal... More

This Energy Plan was developed to support the Port Lands Planning Framework.

Regeneration and renewal in the Port Lands presents a unique opportunity to work towards net zero through more aggressive energy reduction targets and low-carbon energy solutions. 

Portlands Energy Plan (pdf)

IPCC chart: The global carbon cycle for the 1990sIn 2010 Getting to Carbon Neutral: A Guide for Canadian Municipalities (pdf) was prepared for Toronto and Region Conservation by Sustainable Infrastructure Group University of Toronto.

It is important to note that this report was prepared seven or more years ago, and the zero carbon neutral target does not have an identified year. It was also... More

The Framework comprises a full set of targets for the very most common building archetypes that require increasing levels of performance over time. Four tiers of performance were developed to take the building industry from today’s building practices to a near-zero emissions level of performance by the year 2030.