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Cities Transforming Towards Sustainability (CiTTS)

Villes En Route vers un DéVELOPPEMENT Durable (VERDD)

 INTRODUCING THE ‘GREEN CITTS’ PROGRAM

The Green CiTTS (Cities Transforming Towards Sustainability) program showcases the actions of Great Lakes and St. Lawrence cities in moving the entire region towards a sustainable future, and provides support to cities to go even further down the path towards sustainability. 

The objectives of the Green CiTTS program are to:

  1. Protect Water Resources and Coastal Areas
  2. Promote Low-Carbon Energy Generation and Consumption
  3. Adopt Green Land Use and Building Design
  4. Encourage Green Economic Development
October 31st Climate Change Webinar
Presentation: City of Thunder Bay
Presentation: City of Duluth
Presentation: City of Grand Rapids

Presentation: Larissa Larsen, University of Michigan
Climate Change Readiness Tool

 

Through the Green CiTTS program, the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative provides support to member cities to switch to more sustainable practices in twenty areas across a broad set of municipal operations and responsibilities (click on four areas, below).

Current Priority Area: Sustainable Municipal Water Management

Previous Priority Area: Stormwater Management

 

PROTECT WATER RESOURCES AND COASTAL AREAS

PROMOTE LOW-CARBON ENERGY GENERATION AND CONSUMPTION

ADOPT GREEN LAND USE AND BUILDING DESIGN

ENCOURAGE GREEN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT