Climate Action

2021 Climate Action Plan

The City Council set greenhouse gas reduction goals of 30% by 2025 and 80% by 2050, based on 2009 emissions. In 2021, the City is reviewing these goals and developing a plan of action to meet them while adapting to a changed climate and considering impacts on community equity. Visit Better Together Edina's Climate Action Plan project to be a part of the conversation.

The City has committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions 30% by 2025. Do your part by taking one or some of the actions below, In many cases can save you money as well as emissions.

For Residents

For Businesses and Property Owners

  • Benchmark your building energy use to determine ways to reduce energy and rebate or assistance programs to help you meet your goals. If your building is 25,000 square feet or larger, building benchmarking is required annually.
  • Considering a significant building remodel or even building a new commercial building? Use this Sustainability Checklist (PDF) to maximize energy efficiency and associated rebates.
  • Get Recognized: join Edina's Green Business Recognition Program to showcase your efforts to help the City meet its emissions reduction goals.