San Francisco’s new Climate Action Plan

From SPUR:

San Francisco Department of the Environment has been working on an update to the City’s 2004 Climate Action Plan, which will be completed this spring and contains ways for the city to reduce greenhouse gas and other air pollution emissions. Find out what’s new in this briefing from SF Environment Director Melanie Nutter and Climate Action Plan coordinator Calla Ostrander.

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From EBBC: Free Climate Action Workshop, Thurs. Feb. 17, 7-9pm, Berkeley Bike Station (co-sponsored with Ecology Center) – Sign up! Free flat fixes from the Bike Station for the first 5 people to signup. Bicycling, even one day a week, makes you a climate activist. Interested in deepening your activism? Whether you’re new to the […]
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