Climate Change in Toronto
Toronto’s Climate Action Plan web page, with some good background information.
Toronto’s Energy Plan including greenhouse gas emissions web page:
Toronto’s Climate Change Adaptation Plan web page:
Environmental Progress Report 2015:
Lots of great information throughout with Reducing GHG Emissions beginning on Page 4; Energy on Page 13, Urban Agriculture on Page 18, and Sustainable Transportation on Page 24.
Toronto Basic Climate Change Information with GHG reduction targets and Toronto’s weather in 2040 to 2050 (how old will you be then?):
Toronto’s Interactive Green map: click on the map to explore green projects in the City, in your neighbourhood.
Households in Toronto participated in a carbon footprint survey — here are the results — lots of interesting findings — all part of Project Neutral’s campaign to transition neighbourhoods to carbon neutrality.
How Much Warmer Was Toronto in 2015?
Scientists declared that 2015 was Earth’s
hottest year on record
. What about Toronto…
Every Tree Counts, with information on trees and climate change (see Table of Contents):
Ahead of the Storm—Preparing Toronto for Climate Change:
The City’s plans focus on mitigation and adaptation — this report focuses on adaptation: how to provide protection against a changing climate, such as preparing for extreme weather events like floods and ice storms.
Fast Cities—A Comparison of Rapid Transit in Major Canadian Cities
Fighting Traffic with Rapid Transit
Toronto Environmental Alliance — click on each of the three photos for “Actions,” “Green Ppwer Facts,” and “Climate Change Facts:
Confronting Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region
: An excellent report. It is long and detailed but by using the Table of Contents you can easily find lots of great information for conducting your Inquiry.
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