Fighting climate change is one of the biggest challenges of the 21st century. To address this challenge, the city must reduce its greenhouse gas emissions considerably and become carbon-neutral over the next 24 years. This is a collective effort in which everyone must participate, including companies, organizations, governments and citizens.
Impacts on climate change
The impacts of climate change are apparent all over the world. In Montréal, heat waves and flooding are two very real consequences of climate change.
According to the international scientific community, the rise of global warming must be limited to 1.5 °C to avoid the worst impacts. Our choices and actions in the coming years will be crucial.
Our commitments for the climate
Our objective is to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions by 55 per cent between now and 2030, and to become a carbon-neutral city in 2050.
How will we meet this objective?
We’ve created a climate plan, with 46 measures around transportation, street and green space development, reducing garbage/food waste and energy-efficient buildings.
The ecological transition is a collective effort. The city has made a commitment to tangible actions. Residents and companies; You can also do your part.
Every action counts. Choosing active transportation, reducing food waste, planting trees, properly insulating your home and using an electrical heating system are some of the actions that have a big impact.
Information and services
Tips and articles
- Avenue Papineau: Green infrastructure to optimize water management
- Climate test to help fight climate change
- Earth Day: How to Do Your Part Every Day
- Eco-friendly parking lot: A successful project at Aréna Rodrigue-Gilbert
- Ecological Transition and Resilience
- Favouring sustainable mobility in Montréal
- Greening Montréal to adapt to climate change
- How to reduce food waste
- Montréal 2030: A First Strategic Plan
- Montréal Climate Plan: Objective carbon-neutral by 2050
- Reduce our collective footprint to promote the ecological transition
- Reducing the use of fossil fuels: A bonus for your buildings
- Sustainable Montréal 2016-2020
- Tricks and tips for practicing responsible consumption
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