City of Providence
United States

Population: 177994
Area of jurisdiction: 66 km2


  Community Government
Absolute base year GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
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: 30% by 2030 (2010) n/a
Government and Community: CO2(e) targets


Community GHG Emissions
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Government GHG Emissions
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Mitigation actions

Emerald Cities Collaborative
Providence is developing a triple bottom line approach to finance deep energy retrofits on city-owned properties. The model will be expanded to partners in the non-profit sector to reduce the carbon footprint, create jobs, and protect the environment. Start year 2011
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Adaptation actions

Upper Narragansett Bay Regional Stormwater Utility Feasibility Study
Providence is leading a regional effort to pursue sustainable funding for effective stormwater management and investment in green infrastructure. Start year  
Type Fiscal/Financial mechanism
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Lots of Hope urban agriculture program
The City of Providence enters long term leases to build farms on city-owned properties. The farms are operated by low resource farmers and recent immigrants. Start year  
Type Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
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