Vancouver plans to be the Greenest City in the WORLD by 2020!  A whopping 93% of Vancouver’s energy already comes from renewable sources. Greenhouse gas emissions are down to 5% below 1990 levels (thanks to hydroelectric power) despite 27% population growth and 18% job growth.   Vancouver has the greenest building code in North America, and they have shifted investment to walking, cycling and transit infrastructure instead of new roads.