ABOUT

ONE CLIMATE FUTURE

Over 18 months, thousands of community members shaped a bold climate action plan for our cities. This plan for a thriving future includes:

Meeting greenhouse gas emissions goals

The combined effect of One Climate Future actions will reduce community-wide emissions 80% by 2050. Early and aggressive action will accelerate this pathway.

Focusing on the potential for transformation.

One Climate Future strategies work collectively to chart a course towards a future that is equitable, regenerative, and resilient.

Setting an achievable course for implementation.

Timelines, key milestones, and creative financing mechanisms make an ambitious shared vision possible through practical action.

KEY TOPICS

One Climate Future

focuses on four areas to reduce our contributions to climate change and strengthen the communities' ability to respond to climate hazards.

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

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.