Midland Greenhouse Gas Emissions Commitments

Town is aiming to reduce community and corporate greenhouse-gas emissions by 2028

Midland is aiming to reduce community and corporate greenhouse-gas emissions by 2028.

The town wants to drop community emissions by 6% and corporate emissions by 15%.

In 2015, for which baseline data was compiled, Midland produced 136,305 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent during 2015.

OTHER FIGURES

  • Midland ranks second (per capita) in the amount of tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent; the town outranks Penetanguishene, Tiny, Oro-Medonte, Severn and Tay
  • Midland’s greenhouse-gas emissions are 46% (transportation), 21% (residential), 13% (commercial & institutional), 12% (industrial) and 8% waste

Midland became members of the Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) program in September 2018.

Figures compiled from the Partners of Climate Protection and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities