The Village of Oak Park | 123 Madison St.  Oak Park, IL 60302 |

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Climate Ready Oak Park plan goals

The Climate Ready Oak Park plan includes the following goals:

  • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions from municipal operations and community activities by 60 percent by 2030, relative to 2019 emissions levels, and to net zero by 2050.
  • Establish 30 percent of municipal and community land as green infrastructure or enhanced management for native plants, wildlife and people by 2030.
  • Direct 40 percent of public climate and sustainability dollars to the most vulnerable and climate-impacted community members.
  • Partner with frontline organizations and the most impacted community members to create climate and sustainability policies and programs.
  • Meet the energy needs of Village facilities with 100 percent renewable electricity by 2030 without the use of renewable energy credits.
  • Achieve a carbon neutral community by no later than 2050, and seek opportunities to achieve carbon neutrality by an earlier date.