The Climate Program leads City efforts to implement strategies that address the challenges of climate change for Austin.
Three goals guide this work:
1. Carbon neutrality for City of Austin operations by 2020.
2. Net-zero community-wide greenhouse gases by 2050.
3. Effective strategies for resilience in the face of climate-related threats.
But it’s going to take more than City action to protect and preserve what’s best about Austin. Everyone has to do their part to cut carbon.
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Austin is green and we all want to keep it that way! Commit to taking action to reduce your carbon footprint and help ensure a safe, healthy, vibrant Austin for many years to come.
Beginner actions you can start taking today.
Intermediate actions to up your efforts.
Advanced actions for carbon-cutting superstars.
Stories of Austinites doing simple things that collectively make a big difference.
View our Net-Zero Heroes archive
Do you know a sustainability superstar who should be recognized as a Net-Zero Hero? Send your nomination to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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