Miami-Dade County’s history of climate action and emissions tracking

Miami-Dade County has long been a recognized leader in its commitment to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and has implemented numerous programs and policies over the years. This includes programs such as:
  • the original Long-Term CO2 Reduction Plan (1990)
  • creation of the Climate Change Advisory Task Force (2006)
  • membership in the Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX) pilot program (2007)
  • participation in the U.S. Cool Counties Program (2008)
  • the joint establishment of the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact (2009)
  • and release of GreenPrint: Our Design for a Sustainable Future (2010)
Miami-Dade County has been tracking GHG emissions across the county since the first emissions inventory was completed in 1988.

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