The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has warned that when it comes to the climate crisis, we have eleven years left to turn things around.
We're asking Burnaby to get on the right side of history by:
1)Passing a formal resolution to adopt the latest IPCC recommended GHG reduction targets of 45% below 2010 levels by 2030, 65% by 2040 and 100% by 2050 for all community-wide emissions.
2) Establish a meaningful set of interim targets and ensure that these targets are incorporated into all forthcoming municipal planning documents, including Community Energy and Emissions Plans (CEEPs) and Official Community Plans (OCPs.)
3) Direct city staff to draft a plan for annual transparent measuring and reporting on the municipality’s community emissions beginning no later than 2020, including a proposal for how these activities will be funded.