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Fort Collins Climate Action Plan (CAP)

The Fort Collins City Council on March 3 unanimously adopted some of the most aggressive goals in the nation to reduce community greenhouse gas emissions: 20 percent below 2005 by 2020 and 80 percent by 2030, which would put the community on a path to be carbon neutral by 2050.

Council adopted the goals after four work sessions, multiple public forums and nine months of work with a Citizen Advisory Committee that helped shape the overall 2015 Climate Action Plan Framework. The framework document features 11 strategies that speed up the City's original 2008 goals to reduce emissions to 20 percent below 2005 levels by 2020 and 80 percent by 2050. Read More...

  • VIDEO: Fun Look at Climate Action
    Watch a three-minute video on the City's efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emission.
  • Read more about the Climate Action Plan update.
  • Read more about the Climate Action Plan Citizen Advisory Committee.