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European Climate Pact

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Location

Portugal

Organisation type
City and town

City information

Torres Vedras is a municipality part of the district of Lisbon, integrated in the Central Region (Região Centro (NUT II)) and sub region West (Sub-Região do Oeste (NUT III)).* It has a population of around 83,075 inhabitants and a land size of approximately 407 sq. km.**

*CDP-ICLEI Unified Reporting System - Cities 2021

**CDP-ICLEI Track - Cities 2022

Our progress towards decarbonization

 

GHG Emissions

Our actions – the Pathway

  • Quantify and report all GHG emissions from sources located within the city/region boundary 
  • Have a published city/region plan that addresses climate change mitigation

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (24/06/2022)

Data source: CDP-ICLEI Track - Cities 2022

 

Energy

Our actions – the Pathway

  • Measure and report the share of Hydro, Bioenergy, Wind, Geothermal and Solar energy sources in the city electricity mix  

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (24/06/2022)

Data source: CDP-ICLEI Track - Cities 2022

 

Adaptation

Our actions – the Pathway

  • Have a published city/region plan that addresses climate change adaptation
  • Have climate adaptation goals and define respective metrics/KPIs
  • Identify and publicly report on the most significant factors impacting the jurisdiction’s ability to adapt to climate change 
  • Conduct and disclose vulnerability assessments on the risks, hazards, and vulnerability associated to climate change in my city/region's jurisdiction. 
  • Identify and report on the most significant climate hazards affecting the city/region

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (24/06/2022)

Data source: CDP-ICLEI Track - Cities 2022

 

Transport

Our actions – the Pathway

  • Have 30% or more of passenger mode share be a combination of: walking, cycling and shared modes of transport (Rail/Metro/Tram/Ferries/River boats and Buses (including Bus Rapid Transit))
  • Have a municipal fleet (excluding buses) which is Electric + Hybrid + Plug in hybrid + Hydrogen surpassing 20% of the total fleet
  • Have a fleet of public buses which are Electric + Hybrid + Plug in hybrid + Hydrogen surpassing 15% of the total fleet 
  • Implement transport related adaptation and/or mitigation actions

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (24/06/2022)

Data source: CDP-ICLEI Track - Cities 2022

 

Waste

North Star

  • Have a target to divert solid waste from landfill and incineration that is either over 55% by 2025, 60% by 2030, or 65% by 2035 

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (24/06/2022)

Data source: CDP-ICLEI Track - Cities 2022

Our actions – the Pathway

  • Measure and report  annual solid waste generation in my city/region
  • Measure and publicly report household water consumption (litres/capita/day)
  • Have 100% of households with access to safely managed drinking water services

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (24/06/2022)

Data source: CDP-ICLEI Track - Cities 2022

 

Multi-topic

Our actions – the Pathway

  • Sign-up to the Covenant of Mayors for a fairer, climate-neutral Europe
  • Publicly disclose my city/region's environmental data
  • Join the ICLEI Green Climate Cities initiative

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (24/06/2022)

Data source: CDP-ICLEI Track - Cities 2022