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Climate Action

A service unit of Sustainability

The Raleigh’s City Council set a goal of an 80 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from 2007 levels by the year 2050.  We are working to achieve this goal through our Community Climate Action Plan. We are also helping Raleigh’s communities prepare for the effects of climate change. 





Featured Items

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Community Climate Action Plan Now Available

The Community Climate Action Plan lays out strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from energy, transportation and waste while also addressing equity and resilience. Learn more about the plan

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Bio-Energy Project to Fuel Up to 50 Buses a Year

The City is currently building a Bio-Energy Facility, to convert solid waste into a renewable natural gas (RNG) for City buses.

The new project will produce biogas-- a green energy-- which will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help the City meet its sustainability goals.  Learn more about the project

Rainwater Rewards Program

The Rain Water Rewards program provides funding for projects that capture and clean rainwater before it goes into storm drains and local waterways. You can receive up to 90 percent reimbursement for a project.