In 2018, the Planning Department and the Climate Action Committee recommended an updated Climate Action Plan (CAP) for the Town made up of six strategies for both reducing climate-changing greenhouse emissions (mitigation) and preparing for climate-change impacts (adaptation). This is a working document that will evolve frequently as Town departments, leaders, and the community collaborate on implementation.
Progress Update to Climate Action Committee January 2021 (updated 2/8/2021)
What Is the Goal?
The Select Board’s Climate Action Committee recommends prioritizing planning to achieve zero emissions by 2050 (no reliance on fossil fuels) Town- and community-wide. Devising this roadmap in the upcoming year, with targets for every five years, is a priority of the CAP.