Town of Ajax
Canada

Population: 109600
Area of jurisdiction: 67.07 km2

Commitments

  Community Government
Absolute base year GHG reduction target: 6% by 2020 (2005) 20% by 2020 (2005)
Baseline scenario (BAU) GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Fixed-level GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Carbon intensity reduction target: n/a n/a
Renewable energy target: n/a n/a
Energy efficiency target: n/a n/a
Government and Community: CO2(e) targets

Performance

Community GHG Emissions
Total ( n/a ):  0 tCO2e
Government GHG Emissions
Total ( 2005 ):  6,354 tCO2e

Other available GHG inventories: 2005

Mitigation actions

Corporate Local Action Plan
The Corporate Local Action plan defines how the Town of Ajax will decrease it's corporate greenhouse gas emission by 20% by 2020. The Local Action Plan is integrated with the Town's first Integrated Community Sustainability Plan Start year 2013
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Community Local Action Plan
Integrated with the Town of Ajax's first Integrated Community Sustainability Plan, the Community Local Action Plan defines how The Town of Ajax is going to reduce GHG emissions by 6% by 2020. Start year 2013
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
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Adaptation actions

Integrated Community Sustainability Plan
The ICSP is about defining Ajax’s future and setting a shared long-term vision. It sets a mission and principles to guide future decisions on our journey towards sustainability with implications for both the local and global communities. The guidance provided in the ICSP is designed to reduce environmental impacts, strengthen social and cultural networks, and increase economic prosperity. The outcomes of this plan will strengthen the community and improve the quality of life in Ajax for current and future generations. Sustainability can promote the following benefits: · Sets a vision we can all work towards; · Aligns goals and actions around the shared vision of our future; · Engages groups, schools and people to talk about long-term planning; · Helps identify and avoid long-term risks; · Prepares us to respond to and mitigate climate change; · Improves the health of our environment, society/culture, and economy; · Reduces operating costs for the Town, businesses, and residents; and · Proactively plans for the future. Start year 2013
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
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Urban Forestry Management Plan
Strategic Plan to manage the Town of Ajax's Urban Forest in response to a growing number of challenges such as but not limited to climate change, invasive species & development. Start year 2011
Sector Terrestrial Ecosystems
Type Assessment/Research
Status In progress
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