Action plan in a Nutshell
Date of formal approval:
Overall CO₂ emission reduction target:
İzmir Metropolitan Municipality has committed many projects towards environmental protection and sustainable city. Our municipality has always supported international environmental initiatives such as CoM, WHO healthy cities. As a part of CoM commitment, İzmir has committed to reduce carbon footprint by 20% by the year 2020. As a developing city with a population over 4 million, İzmir aimed to sustain environment while maintaining economic and social development throughout the city. Our long term goal is to reduce carbon footprint and become more prepared to climate change along with all the people living in the city. Our motto is “movement for climate friendly İzmir”.
Key elements of the action plan
Estimated greenhouse gas emission reduction per sector
Expected evolution in terms of greenhouse gas emissions