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Adopt Climate Emergency Resolution

Description: Cities, counties, and states in the U.S., and communities around the world, are formally adopting resolutions acknowledging that human activities have warmed the Earth to a point that threatens […]

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Description: Cities, counties, and states in the U.S., and communities around the world, are formally adopting resolutions acknowledging that human activities have warmed the Earth to a point that threatens

Reduce heat island effect

Description: Temperatures in urban areas are rising as a result of climate change. In Los Angeles, the Bureau of Street Services conducted a pilot study in 2017 to investigate the

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Description: Temperatures in urban areas are rising as a result of climate change. In Los Angeles, the Bureau of Street Services conducted a pilot study in 2017 to investigate the

Reduce VMT by congestion pricing

Description: Transportation Demand Management or Cordon Area Congestion Pricing (also called Value Pricing by the Federal Highway Authority) is considered by most transportation experts to be the most effective strategy

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Description: Transportation Demand Management or Cordon Area Congestion Pricing (also called Value Pricing by the Federal Highway Authority) is considered by most transportation experts to be the most effective strategy

Increased access to ZEVs

Description: The Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund awarded funding to the Sacramento Air Quality Management District to start the CarShare program in the Greater Sacramento, CA area. It has provided free

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Description: The Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund awarded funding to the Sacramento Air Quality Management District to start the CarShare program in the Greater Sacramento, CA area. It has provided free

Cool Block program

Description: The Cool Block program (previously piloted in the California cities of Los Angeles, Palo Alto, and San Francisco) engages teams of neighbors living on a block (or in an

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Description: The Cool Block program (previously piloted in the California cities of Los Angeles, Palo Alto, and San Francisco) engages teams of neighbors living on a block (or in an

California reach code for cool roofs and solar PV

Description: Brisbane, CA adopted a local amendment to California’s 2016 Title 24 Building Efficiency Standards. The amendment requires installing cool roofs (reflective roofing that reduces sunlight absorbed by buildings) and solar

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Description: Brisbane, CA adopted a local amendment to California’s 2016 Title 24 Building Efficiency Standards. The amendment requires installing cool roofs (reflective roofing that reduces sunlight absorbed by buildings) and solar

Upgrade street lights

Description: Cities everywhere are switching their street lamps to LED. In Berkeley, CA before the upgrade, streetlights consumed 32% of the City’s municipal electricity load and accounted for 900 metric

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Description: Cities everywhere are switching their street lamps to LED. In Berkeley, CA before the upgrade, streetlights consumed 32% of the City’s municipal electricity load and accounted for 900 metric

Chicago Region Trees Initiative Master Plan

Description: Chicago Region Trees Initiative views trees as part of the city’s critical infrastructure. It has developed a Master Plan through 2050 to assure that “trees are healthier, more abundant,

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Description: Chicago Region Trees Initiative views trees as part of the city’s critical infrastructure. It has developed a Master Plan through 2050 to assure that “trees are healthier, more abundant,

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