includes a goal of CarbonNeutrality by 2035 and addresses all the following Green Energy , Active & Clean Transportation , Green Buildings , Zero Waste , Open Space & Sequestration
New program by Santa Cruz Climate Action – includes materials in Spanish and English
Santa Cruz City Council 2 year Work Plan (2017-2019) (very little on Climate Change!)
Overall not great! Good – Community Greenhouse Gas reduced due to Monterey Bay Community Power. 5/19/19
Letter requesting new policy directives from council to city management to swiftly address moving to zero carbon 5/16/19
Letter to City requesting formation of a Climate Commission 3/26/19
Letters to City County to suggest a swifter way for local governments to tackle CLIMATE CHANGE 3/25/19
Letter to the County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) suggesting a new look at how to improve the Hwy 1 commute. 3/25/19
The Santa Cruz County Climate Emergency Resolution passed unanimously. You can read it HERE. 1/29/19 Celebrating outside the building with Romero people.
The City of Santa Cruz Climate Emergency Resolution passed unanimously. You can read it HERE. 11/27/18
Thanks to all who signed the petition on Line or on paper. All given to the council.
Please view of brief summary of the new IPCC report (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) Oct 2018
More details at our Climate News page
Here’s the city Climate Adaptation Plan written in 2017 and adopted 2018
ClEmPhotos Submitted to council with original draft
What we really need is a detailed plan similar to this one from Montgomery County ClimateMobilizationReport (1) but that will need to come a little later.
Lots of excellent ideas in this Climate Mobilization paper especially the charts showing the difference between NORMAL and EMERGENCY modes of government.
See our slide show at Rise for Climate rally on Sep 8