Policies + Plans - Climate Change

Los Angeles is taking innovative approaches to dealing with the issue of Climate Change.  Be it reducing emissions on a smaller city wide level to the large scale county wide level, Los Angeles in many ways is working to create a more environmentally conscious way of life.  Below are just some of the ways LA demonstrates these efforts:

  1. Climate Action Team - 2010 CAT Report
  2. Strategic Growth Council - Climate Change Proposed Scoping Plan
  3. Natural Resources Agency - California Climate Adaptation Strategy
  4. Attorney General's Office - Global Warming
  5. County of Los Angeles - Countywide Energy & Environmental Policy
  6. Arcadia - Commercial Recycling Program
  7. Southern California Public Power Authority - 2009 Annual Report
  8. Los Angeles Unified School District - LAUSD Climate Report
  9. Southern California Association of Governments - SB 375 Regional Implementation Process
  10. San Gabriel Valley SCAG - SB 375 Target Setting Process
  11. Southern California Gas - Climate Action Initiative
  12. Climate Plan - Resources page
  13. The Climate Action Reserve - Climate Action Reserve Program Manual
  14. CoolCalifornia.org - Tips to Develop a Climate Action Plan
  15. Claremont McKenna - Climate Action Implementation Plan
  16. Pomona College - Climate Action Plan
  17. Loyola Marymount University - LMU Climate Action Plan
  18. UCLA - Climate Action Plan
  19. USC - Climate Action Plan

Additional Resources:

  1. The City of Berkeley Builds Resilience by Addressing Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation in its Climate Action Plan
  2. Incorporating Adaptation to Climate Change in Pinole’s General Plan Update
  3. California Climate Adaptation Strategy
  4. Our Changing Climate: A Summary Report from the California Climate Change Center
  5. California Climate Risk and Response
  6. Scenarios of Climate Change in California: An Overview
  7. Preparing for the Impacts of Climate Change in California: Opportunities and Constraints for Adaptation
  8. Climate Change Impacts Report
  9. Projected Effects of Climate Change in California: Ecoregional Summaries Emphasizing Consequences for Wildlife
  10. Indicators of Climate Change in California
  11. Climate Change and the Future of California’s Endemic Flora and Fauna
  12. Climate Change in California: Choosing Our Future

Please note: LARC is currently updating this list and creating a comprehensive and user-friendly searchable index of climate policies and plans for California, LA County, and the 88 municipalities within LA County.