The number of days over 115 °F in Clark County could increase by 10 times by the end of the century, and we need to be prepared for these extremes.
The switch to clean electricity will have the biggest single impact on GHGs and will prepare the region to power everything with zero carbon energy.
Did you know that transportation-related emissions account for 36% of total greenhouse gas emissions in Clark County?
In 2019, Clark County sent 2,677,304 tons of waste to landfills, which is enough to fill Allegiant Stadium more than 33x.
The average annual number of heat-related deaths in Clark County increased by 300% between 2012-2016 and 2017-2021. We need to take action now to keep our community safe in the face of a changing climate.
Since buildings contribute half of County-wide GHG emissions, it is essential to make progress on transitioning all our homes and businesses to be carbon neutral through efficiency and renewable energy.
Water use per person has decreased by 52% since 2019, even as our population has grown by 48%. We're making progress - but drought conditions are pushing us to go even further.