Cities and Communities
The future is electric. Buildings, vehicles, industrial processes, and consumer products are increasingly turning to electricity for power.
Industry is the foundation of many regional economies. Yet the industrial sector creates 28% of global greenhouse gas emissions, and its impact is growing faster than other sectors.
The Carbon-Free Regions Handbook reveals 30 actions—and associate resources—for state, provincial, and regional governments to move their communities toward climate neutrality.
Electricity generation is a major contributor to global climate change, accounting for nearly one quarter of all emissions. But cost-effective renewable energy sources present an unprecedented opportunity for cities.
The transportation sector is responsible for 36 percent of greenhouse gas emissions in large cities. But more cities are implementing strategies that move people and goods with less carbon.