Every summer, the green patrol travels across the city to raise awareness of environmental issues. Easily recognizable by their green polo shirts, the patrollers encourage the public to take actions to protect the environment.
LocoMotion is a digital platform that facilitates bike and car sharing in Montréal’s neighbourhoods. Its objective is to reduce our dependence on individual and polluting methods of transportation and make our neighbourhoods pleasant places to live.
Did you know that a unique ecosystem lies at the heart of Avenue Papineau? Redevelopment of this area has allowed us to take up a major challenge never before achieved in Canada: Allow nature to take root on a busy street by optimizing rainwater management.
Did you know that food waste accounts for eight per cent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions (GHG)? Reducing our food waste is an effective way to promote a cleaner environment and fight climate change.
Montréal is committed to becoming a carbon-neutral city by 2050. Achieving the ecological transition will require that we all make an effort. The active participation of the city, businesses and residents will be key to reducing our carbon footprint.
Trees and green spaces reduce the effects of climate change. Greening is thus among the city’s core actions. What commitments has the city made? How can businesses and residents help the city meet those commitments?
The science is irrefutable: the effects of climate change are already being felt. But solutions exist for making our cities more resilient and ensuring that no one gets left behind. We still have time to take collective action. That’s why Montréal is fully invested in the ecological transition.
Road transportation is currently the leading source of greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) in Montréal, accounting for about 30 per cent of total emissions.
Montréal is committed to transforming its municipal building inventory by using renewable energy and improving energy efficiency to deliver better environmental performance. Businesses and residents are also encouraged to adopt eco-friendly solutions.
The city has adopted a climate test to ensure that all its actions and operations contribute to the fight against climate change. It is committed to serving as an example in all its decisions in order to achieve carbon neutrality.
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