Things are changing in this town of ours. We have an opportunity to become a city of accessible suburbs powered by clean energy; a city with warm houses and vibrant green spaces; a smarter, greener and more liveable city that we can all be proud of.
Canberra ♥ 40% was formed as a group of community organisations and concerned Canberra residents who secured an ambitious, but achievable, CO2 emission reduction target of 40 percent for the ACT. But achieving a legislated target was only ever the first step. Now we need to come together as a community and embrace the opportunities this target presents. Opportunities for creating a more equitable city by improving public transport and retrofitting older houses with insulation. Opportunities for creating a more liveable city by improving the vibrancy of our already much loved green spaces. Opportunities for creating a smarter and more prosperous city by encouraging the growth of green jobs.
It’s time to get to work.
By acting now, Canberra will benefit from developing the skills and expertise that will make us leaders in the clean technology world of the future. Together with communities around the world who are already taking local action, we will be safeguarding not only our future climate but also our local economy and local jobs. It’s up to all of us to join with both the business and the government sectors to embrace this opportunity to build on the strong foundations of what we already love about our city.
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