Calgary will use emerging technology to making additions or corrections to existing planning schemes or create new planning systems. Moving forward the City will use data to create unbiased, efficient solutions with lower operating costs, resulting in a more complete response to needs identified by Calgarians.
WHY WE CARE: It has be estimated that... more »
I have been working on Anti Racism and am currently a Director with the Rutland Park Community Association for the last seven years, we are a non profit society in good standing with liability insurance, we would like to collaborate with individuals or groups that align with our "Inclusive and diverse communities" vision statement, we can assist in writing the grant application.
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Installing 7 duplex level two chargers at street level in Sunalta will enable 200 garageless ICE vehicles owners to switch to EVs. This represents 10% of the garageless residents in Sunalta. This will reduce Sunalta's local carbon footprint by 250 tonnes of CO2 per year at a capital cost of roughly $100,000. This project can provide a... more »
Many communities have a blanket ban on outdoor clotheslines or dryers. Changing City policy to ensure that communities cannot ban these would allow people to use outdoor drying, reducing significantly the energy consumption of electric dryers for much of the year.
A small shift in customer consumption and education will have an immediate impact on the sustainability efforts. If citizens are able to see the immediate benefits of starting a load of laundry to run overnight or setting their electric... more »
Since my proposal is still being fleshed out and I got to know about the mayor challenge a little later, I would like to only submit the idea.
What reduces the carbon footprint by utilizing... more »
The project has experienced a rollercoaster ride of attention since the award of the feasibility grant in 2019 and was well-positioned to get the green light using stimulus funds allocated in the fall of 2020. This was thanks to its shovel-ready status and innovative approach to seed projects... more »
Calgary's carbon footprint is enormous and costly to the environment and the economy. Yet, high quality data is lacking on how the choices and daily activities of Calgarians drive emissions. The data gap is equally huge in terms of how policies, incentives, and initiatives are helping or hindering people to right-size their energy use.
Through Calgary Climate Hub's established connections with... more »
Calgary is ranked 1st or 2nd in Canada for per capita energy consumption,... more »
For example, the... more »