Press Releases for Climate Change

Preparing for the future today

Reducing carbon emissions is central to ensuring a sustainable future for San Francisco. Climate change will bring unstable weather, rising sea levels and damage to our city’s natural habitat and infrastructure. SF Environment is committed to mobilizing the City to deal with Climate Change.  

SF Environment Press Release
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
San Francisco is hosting a historic international partnership of leaders committed to addressing climate change and its dangerous impacts as part of the Our Cities, Our Climate program. Sustainability directors from 19 cities around the world are in San Francisco to discuss best practices for fighting climate change city by city.
SF Environment Press Release
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
New “Zero-50-100-Roots” Campaign Shows City’s Commitment to Tackle Climate Change
SF Environment Press Release
Friday, February 27, 2015
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and national climate organizations recognized San Francisco with a prestigious Climate Leadership Award for achieving an aggressive greenhouse gas emissions reduction goal.
SF Environment Press Release
Monday, January 26, 2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Board President London Breed today announced that San Francisco greenhouse gas emissions in 2012 were 23 percent below 1990 levels and the City is on track to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions 25 percent and 40 percent below 1990 levels by the year 2017 and 2025, respectively.