Community Climate Action

Goals, progress and the future of local climate action
Overview
Recognizing that cities play a leading role in producing and potentially reducing greenhouse-gas emissions, San Francisco is actively pursuing citywide strategies to address human-made climate change.

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The San Francisco Climate Action Strategy (2013 Update) outlines the city's progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and how we as a community can continue to move towards our climate goals. San Francisco Department of the Environment. 2013.Read>
The San Francisco Carbon Fund provides funding for local projects that reduce our community’s carbon footprint and add value to our neighborhoods by enhancing public green spaces and the urban forest.Read>
In 2004 San Francisco became one of the first American cities to take political action against climate change. We are pursuing emissions reductions through the promotion of renewable energy, alternative fuels, walking, biking, energy efficiency, and waste reduction.Read>
While the traditional carbon footprint measures emissions based on the amount of energy used by our homes, offices and cars, emissions are also created by the production of everything we buy and use.Read>
As part of the update to the San Francisco Community Climate Action Strategy, the Department of Environment Climate Team convened five community advisory panels to provide feedback and partnership. Please see each of their letters below.Read>

Additional Information for Community Climate Action

San Francisco Climate and Health Profile
The San Francisco Climate and Health Profile is a report that links climate change projections with their associated health outcomes, and identifies populations and locations most vulnerable to these health outcomes.