Document Type

Working Group Report

Summary Description

The City of New Haven's 2018 Climate and Sustainability Framework aims to address climate change and promote sustainability through community engagement and specific strategies. Key goals include reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 55% from 1999 levels by 2030 and achieving carbon neutrality by 2050. The framework outlines six strategies: improving electric power, building energy efficiency, sustainable transportation, materials management, land use and green infrastructure, and food systems. This comprehensive plan focuses on reducing emissions, enhancing resilience, and fostering a healthier environment and community for all New Haven residents.

Category Tags

Climate Change Impacts and Action; Conservation, Greenspaces, and Urban Ecology; Food, Nutrition, and Agriculture; Pollution; Sustainability; Transportation