4. Vancouver, Canada
The coastal city of Vancouver is one of most livable and greenest cities in the world. It is renewable hydroelectric energy that makes up 93% of all electrical requirements of the city. The Vancouver city continued to rely on more renewable energy sources to bring down the carbon dioxide emission to the lowest level.
The city government and inhabitants also have an ambitious vision to make Vancouver the greenest city in the world by 2020. They also formed an efficient team called GCAT (Greenest City Action Team) to achieve this mission.
According to their plan by 2020 the Vancouver will rely more on renewable energy sources to cut down the carbon dioxide emission. This mission also offers thousands of job opportunities in green business. By 2020 they also aim to plant more trees, improve air and water quality, promote local food production and to increase recycling processes in the city.
Nowadays the city government rapidly expanding the cycling infrastructure in the city. The number of electric vehicles and charging stations in the city also increases year by year.