Terry Dyck : Presentation to Vernon City Council

Mon, Jul. 15, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Vernon
City Hall - 3400 30th St

Adopt some of the Greenest City Action Plan that was deveoped by the City of Vancouver

  • Vancouver increased employment by 18% from this action plan.  They created green clean jobs, some in alternative energy.
  • Vancouver has proven that a city can grow and prosper and still become a green capital
  • The city reduced Green House Gases by 5% below 1990 levels
  • Greenest building code in North America
  • Mayor Gregor Robinson researched best practices from leading green cities around the world
  • 75 quick start actions that can be used immediately
  • The city will double the number of Green Jobs over 2010 levels by 2020
  • Vancouver's green economy is growing more than twice as fast as traditional sectors
  • Strong business case for going green
  • 28,000 Green Jobs
  • Vancouver has proven that we can transform cities and enjoy cleaner air, more green space, healthier people and create new job opportunities at the same time

Vancouver uses 18 pure electric vehicles plus 37 hybrid electric vehicles and 13 electric bicycles.  There are 17 new charging stations for electric vehicles.  This action has reduced GHG by 9.5% below 2007 levels.