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climate ready
oak park

On Aug. 1, 2022, the Village Board adopted Climate Ready Oak Park, a comprehensive and long-range plan developed in response to the global climate crisis. The plan offers an ambitious vision, concrete commitments and actions that can be undertaken by all community members and organizations.

Climate Ready Oak Park Commitments

  1. Decrease community-wide greenhouse gas emissions by 60% by 2030.

  2. Achieve community-wide net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
  3. Meet the energy needs of Village facilities with 100% renewable electricity by 2030.

  4. Establish 30% of Oak Park’s land as green infrastructure or enhanced park management.

  5. Direct 40% of public climate and sustainability dollars to the most vulnerable.

  6. Partner with the most impacted to create climate and sustainability policies and programs.

learn about the progress made towards
climate ready oak park 

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