ABOUT

ONE CLIMATE FUTURE

The Cities of Portland and South Portland are embarking on an 18 month process to develop a joint Climate Action & Adaptation Plan called One Climate Future .

Through this comprehensive effort, we will actively engage community members in both cities to help us confirm priorities, develop goals, and identify and prioritize actions to ensure our communities are even stronger tomorrow than we are today.

KEY TOPICS

The One Climate Future Plan.

will look at four areas that represent opportunities to reduce our contribution to and enhance our resilience to climate change.

BUILDINGS
& ENERGY USE

Using energy efficiently , transitioning to renewable energy, and encouraging high performing buildings

TRANSPORTATION
AND LAND USE

Designing and connecting our homes, businesses, and public spaces around an efficient transportation network

WASTE
REDUCTION

Minimizing waste by changing how our community consumes and disposes of goods and materials

CLIMATE
RESILIENCE

Ensuring all our neighborhoods can withstand, respond to, and recover from disruption

TIMELINE

One Climate Future is an 18-month long planning process that began in January 2019. The plan is set to be released in summer 2020.

FACT SHEETS

Click the images below to download fact sheets that offer more detailed information and findings completed to date as part of the One Climate Future planning process.

ONE CLIMATE
FUTURE OVERVIEW

Quick reference guide to the One Climate Future planning process - including vision, timing, and how to get involved.

CLIMATE
IMPACTS

Summary of the climate change impacts that are being predicted for the Portland and South Portland communities.

VULNERABILITY
ASSESSMENT

High level overview of the key climate vulnerabilities that our communities face based on an analysis completed in January 2020 as part of the planning process.

GREENHOUSE
GAS INVENTORY

Summary of the greenhouse gas inventory completed in fall 2019 that outlines our key contributing factors to emissions by sector and source.