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.


MTA’s Call to Climate Action or Just Another Press Release?

The Municipal Transportation Agency’s "Climate Action Plan," a 96-page draft [PDF] released Thursday, strikes some hopeful notes but will it produce results? It calls for a reduction of the agency’s overall carbon footprint to meet the city’s goal of reducing carbon 20 percent below 1990 levels by 2012. Muni would like to achieve zero emissions […]

Court: Environmental Review for San Diego’s Highway-Happy Plan Inadequate

The California Court of Appeals yesterday confirmed a lower court ruling that the environmental impact report (EIR) for San Diego’s long-range regional transportation plan was inadequate. The EIR, said the court, underplayed the impact of the emissions that would result from its highway-building, sprawl-inducing plan. SANDAG approved its regional transportation plan in October 2011. It […]