CAP and LUCE Documents
Town Hall Meeting Summary and Materials
What you can do now to reduce greenhouse gas emissions?
Improve Energy Efficiency And Conservation
Reduce Your Vehicle Miles Traveled
Reduce Reuse Recycle (Waste)
Support Local Farmers and Food
Learn More About State, Regional, and Local Climate Change Activities
Toolkits and Climate Action Plan Examples
Local Programs and Resources
California Policy and Regulation
- AB 32, the 2006 California Global Warming Solutions Act
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, Regional Targets for Transportation-Related Emissions Reductions
SB 375 enhances California's ability to reach its AB 32 goals by promoting good planning with the goal of more sustainable communities.
CEQA and Climate Change
- SB 97, CEQA Guidelines and Climate Change
SB 97 (Dutton), adopted in 2007, directs the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) to develop recommended changes to the State’s CEQA guidelines to address greenhouse gas emissions.
- California Attorney General Comment Letters on CEQA and Climate Change
California Attorney General Jerry Brown has been active in commenting on CEQA documents that do not adequately address greenhouse gas emissions according to SB 97.
Climate Change Science
Climate Change Adaptation
- The Local Government Commissio n is partnering with the National Center for Conservation Science & Policy (NCCSP) and Susanne Moser Research & Consulting in collaboration with the City and County of San Luis Obispo to develop and implement climate change adaptation strategies for the region through a grant from the Kresge Foundation. http://www.lgc.org/adaptation/slo/
- 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.
Meetings & Workshops