Climate Action Revenue Incentive Program Report

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The District of West Vancouver participated in the provincial Climate Action Revenue Incentive Program (CARIP) to incent corporate greenhouse gas tracking and reduction.

The CARIP is a program that allowed municipalities to recover the money spent each year on carbon tax related to fossil fuels such as gas for fleet vehicles and natural gas for heating buildings. 

To be eligible for this conditional grant, local governments were required to report publicly on their plan and progress toward meeting their climate action goals, the nearest being a 33% reduction by 2020. The reports listed below summarize both the yearly emissions and the actions undertaken by the District to reduce corporate greenhouse gases.

In spring 2021, the province announced that the CARIP program will end in the 2021/22 fiscal year. However, the District continues to track yearly greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions with the 2021 report provided below.