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, 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.
SF Environment Press Release
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
“Today, President Obama recognized San Francisco as a Climate Action Champion for our steadfast leadership on climate change. The President’s recognition of San Francisco’s leadership affirms the important role of cities in fighting climate change while actions at the national and international levels continue to stagnate."

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