Net-Zero

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What do we need to do to ensure a sustainable future for our Island?

We want to build on our strengths and positive steps to date, while recognizing important improvements we can make to limit our impact on the environment.

We want to hear potential solutions from Islanders that will help to develop a plan for a sustainable future – PEI’s Path Towards Net Zero.

We want your ideas. What can we do to make PEI Canada's first Net Zero province?  

Submit your bold ideas to sustainable@gov.pe.ca. Virtual public consultation opportunities to be announced.

What does Net Zero Energy mean?

Net zero energy consumption means that we reduce our fossil-fuel use as much as possible through electrification while we also grow our renewables (and count on NB to clean their energy at the same time).  For what is left, we use carbon offsets - whether natural sinks, sequestration, or credits.

In order to achieve our goal of Net Zero energy by 2030, we need to reduce the amount of greenhouse gas emissions released into the atmosphere and offset the GHG emissions produced. We need to consider things like conservation, efficiency, our land use, carbon removal and transitioning to renewable energy sources.

Working our way towards Net Zero is how we will ensure a sustainable future for Prince Edward Island. Let’s find a path forward… together.

Share your feedback

Share your bold initiatives and ideas for PEI to become Canada's first Net Zero Province by emailing sustainable@gov.pe.ca

 

Date de publication : 
le 19 Novembre 2020
Environnement, Énergie et Action climatique

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Ministère de l'Environnement, Énergie et Action climatique 
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