Mayor Kasim Reed unveiled his ambitious plan for Atlanta to become one of the top 10 green cities in the nation. Currently, Atlanta ranks 19th on SustainLane U.S. City Rankings. Mayor Reed’s plan seeks to:
Reduce greenhouse gas emissions within the City 25% by 2020, 40% by 2030, and 80% by 2050
Reduce energy use for existing municipal operations 15% by 2020, 40% by 2030, and 80% by 2050
Make renewable energy 5% of total municipal use by 2015
Bring local food within 10 minutes of 75% percent of all residents by 2020
You can review the City’s complete Sustainability Plan Executive Summary here.