- Emissions increased by 4.5% in 2021 and are approaching pre-pandemic levels.
- Industrial emissions increased by 8.7% and are now Durham’s largest source of emissions.
Innovation in Durham
The Town of Ajax and the City of Pickering adopted green development standards, joining the Town of Whitby in Durham. As well as the better energy efficiency, affordability, and health requirements, Ajax and Pickering are both requiring multi-family developments over a certain size in each municipality to have at least half of their parking spaces EV ready.