Vancouver will switch to 100% renewable energy

At the triennial sustainability summit of local governments, the Canadian city Vancouver announced that it is committed to run its city on 100% renewable energy within 20 years from now. In the awareness that cities and urban areas are responsible for about three quarters of the global CO2-emissions it is understood that cities do have a responsibility and have to show leadership to curb emissions. Vancouver sees the biggest challenge in transforming the heating, cooling and transportation sector to a renewable energy fueled system. Read more on: http://bit.ly/sgu004.

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