- Hamilton’s emissions increased by 6.9% in 2021, with the industrial and building sectors being the city’s two biggest sources of emissions, respectively.
- While its per capita emissions are the highest in the GTHA, these include industrial processes and facilities that serve the rest of the GTHA and beyond.
- Hamilton is the only GTHA region that saw a decrease (-3.7%) in transportation emissions in 2021.
Innovation in Hamilton
After the historic vote to keep sprawl to a minimum and intensify their population, Hamilton adopted a community energy and emissions plan for 2022. These are vital steps to ensuring sustainable development and reaching climate targets in Hamilton.