The County is working hard to ensure that energy is being saved and pollution is at a minimum. In 2007 the Environmental Protection and Growth Management Division created the Broward Climate Change Government Operations Workgroup (pdf, 233 kb) that includes representatives from many county agencies and is organized into committees in the areas of emissions inventory, buildings/infrastructure, waste reduction/recycling, transportation, natural systems and green policies.
The Workgroup is tasked with reducing Broward County Government greenhouse gas emissions seven percent below baseline 1997 levels by the year 2015 . Below is a graphical representation of Broward County’s greenhouse gas emissions from government operations, showing a snapshot of 2012 data.
Government Operations Workgroup Reports
Broward County Government Operations Climate Change Report -June 2008
This Report includes a review of potential climate change related impacts, a government operations GHG emissions reduction goal, a baseline year GHG emissions inventory, reporting of early voluntary actions already implemented towards the GHG emission reduction target, and recommendations on GHG emission reduction strategies for future consideration.
Downloadable Progress Reports
2009 Progress Report (pdf)
Measures Implemented 2009 Appendix (pdf)
2010 Progress Report (pdf, 401 kb)
Measures Implemented 2010 Appendix (pdf, 1.4 mb)
2011 Progress Report (pdf, 466 kb)
Measures Implemented 2011 Appendix (pdf, 1 mb)
2012 Progress Report (pdf, 486 kb)
Measures Implemented 2012 Appendix (pdf, 514 kb)
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