Keene, New Hampshire Leading on Climate Preparedness

Posted on: 7/14/2014 - Updated on: 1/25/2019

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In April 2000, as a member of ICLEI–Local Governments for Sustainability USA, Keene, NH, (pop. 22,000), began work on ICLEI’s Cities for Climate Protection campaign (CCP). As part of this effort, Keene developed and published a Local Climate Action Plan (CAP) with goals to lower community greenhouse gas emissions by 10% community wide and 20% internally, by the year 2015. The CAP was officially released in 2004 and was one of the first climate action plans in the state of New Hampshire.


ICLEI. (2010). Keene, New Hampshire leading on climate preparedness. Retrieved from CAKE