Resources

The following links provide additional information on topics and themes related to the City’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Program.
Contents:
  • Climate Change Science
  • Energy Efficiency and Conservation
  • California Legislation Links
  • State Climate Action Planning Resources
  • California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and Climate Change
Climate Change Science
Energy Efficiency and Conservation
State Climate Action Planning Resources

California Policy and Regulation

Assembly Bill 32 requires California to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020.  The 2008 AB 32 Scoping Plan identifies early action and long-term measures to achieve this goal, including a recommended reduction by local governments.
  • AB 32, the 2006 California Global Warming Solutions Act
SB 375 enhances California's ability to reach its AB 32 goals by promoting good planning with the goal of more sustainable communities.
  • SB 375, Regional Targets for Transportation-Related Emissions Reductions

California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and Climate Change

CAP Resources

What you can do now to reduce greenhouse gas emissions?

Improve Energy Efficiency And Conservation

Reduce Your Vehicle Miles Traveled

Reduce Reuse Recycle (Waste)
Conserve Water
Support Local Farmers and Food
Toolkits and Climate Action Plan Examples
Local Programs and Resources
State Resources
California Policy and Regulation

AB 32, the 2006 California Global Warming Solutions Act
Assembly Bill 32 requires California to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020.  The 2008 AB 32 Scoping Plan identifies early action and long-term measures to achieve this goal, including a recommended reduction by local governments.
SB 375, Regional Targets for Transportation-Related Emissions Reductions

SB 375 enhances California's ability to reach its AB 32 goals by promoting good planning with the goal of more sustainable communities.
CEQA and Climate Change

SB 97, CEQA Guidelines and Climate Change
California Attorney General Comment Letters on CEQA and Climate Change
California Attorney General Jerry Brown has been active in commenting on CEQA documents that do not adequately address greenhouse gas emissions according to SB 97.
Climate Change Science
Climate Change Adaptation