Davis CA Begins Climate Action Plan Update: Davis CA launched an update of their 2010 CAP which will include time for community members to provide input and commentary on actions to take towards reaching a new neutrality target by 2040 instead of the original 2050 timeline.
Dublin CA Adopts a Climate Action Plan: Dublin CA adopted their Climate Action Plan with a commitment to reach carbon neutrality by 2045 and engage in focused action until 2030 including providing 100% renewable energy to every resident, retrofitting existing buildings, and building EV infrastructure.
Fort Collins CO Launches Climate Action Plan: Fort Collins CO City Council approved their Our Climate Future Plan, an update to their existing Climate Action, Energy Policy, and Road to Zero Waste plans, which focuses on equitable approaches to reducing GHG emissions by 80% below 2005 baseline levels by 2030, provide 100% renewable electricity, and achieve zero waste.
Lincoln NE Approves Climate Action Plan: The Lincoln NE City Council approved a 2021-2027 Climate Action Plan with a goal of reducing their GHG emissions 80% by 2050 through actions including transitioning to low-carbon energy, decarbonizing their transit system, and reducing waste.
San Diego CA Launches Community Choice Power Program: San Diego CA will transition to a new community choice energy provider which will power all city facilities with 100% renewable energy, moving them towards their CAP goal of 100% renewable energy sources by 2035.
Boston MA Completes First Phase of Building Efficiency Upgrades: Boston MA has completed the first phase of their Renew Boston Trust initiative, focused on investing in energy efficiency and renewable energy measures for municipal buildings, by upgrading 14 buildings.
Missoula County MT Conducting Building Energy Audit: Missoula County MT is conducting an in-depth energy audit of its two largest municipal facilities as part of their energy performance contract and move towards their goal of carbon neutrality by 2035.
Seattle WA Provides Tree Selection Tool: The Seattle WA Urban Forestry team released a tree selection tool to help residents select an appropriate tree for their space to ensure that it thrives and to further support their efforts to increase their canopy.