Local Sustainability Resources
Energy Efficiency and Conservation
State Climate Action Planning Resources
California Polcy 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.
SB 375 enhances California's ability to reach its AB 32 goals by promoting good planning with the goal of more sustainable communities.
California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and Climate Change
Climate Change Science
Climate Change Adaption
- California Climate Adaptation Strategy (CAS) - California Natural Resources Agency, 2009. The California Climate Adaptation Strategy (CAS) presents anticipated impacts of climate change in California and ways in which the state may become more resilient.