Learn about the reports, plans, policies & research that are making Toronto cleaner, greener and more sustainable.
Environment & Energy
The City has issued its 2015 Toronto Environmental Progress Report, the first report of its kind to document overall progress towards Toronto's environmental goals and priorities. In addition to highlighting many achievements made in partnership with communities and stakeholders across the city, the report identifies key policies, programs and strategies that are contributing to a greener, more sustainable and livable city.
Toronto's bold Climate Change, Clean Air and Sustainable Energy Action Plan will see the City and its residents, businesses and communities take action to cut greenhouse gas emissions, clean the air and create a sustainable energy future.
Toronto’s Sustainable Energy Strategy, the Power to Live Green, outlines initiatives to achieve the City's energy conservation, security and demand management goals and targets. These initiatives are also designed to generate financial and economic benefits for the City and its residents and businesses.
Toronto's climate adaptation strategy, Ahead of the Storm: Preparing Toronto for Climate Change, outlines a number of actions that will improve the city's resilience to climate change and extreme weather events.
A report on the annual energy consumption and Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions for City facilities (2016). Read more
A report on the annual energy consumption and Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions for City facilities (2015). Read more.
Local Air Quality Studies are being conducted in Toronto neighbourhoods to evaluate the presence of pollutants and the potential health impacts of these pollutants on local communities.
This inventory helps us measure emissions and identify priorities and strategies to meet our reduction goals.
This inventory helps us measure our progress and identify priorities and strategies to meet our reduction goals.
The data collected under Toronto's Environmental Reporting and Disclosure Bylaw enables us to better understand the nature of businesses in our city. ChemTRAC fills the gap between national and provincial programs that require reporting from larger users, by collecting information about smaller users and the release of 25 priority substances (chemicals) in Toronto. Use the disclosure system to explore the facilities in your neighbourhood.