Municipality goes carbon neutral

Lake Country plan to inventory greenhouse gas emissions

Lake Country staff have presented an operational plan to inventory district greenhouse gas emissions and establish broad principles for reductions opportunities.

The inventory will help calculate carbon-offsets that may be needed to achieve carbon neutrality but does not commit the district to anything.

The emissions inventory will be reviewed annually to provide up-to-date information on the amount of carbon being emitted by the district.

In 2010, the district signed B.C.’s Climate Action Charter and promised to achieve operational carbon neutrality by 2012.

 

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