El Cerrito's Climate Action Plan

The City Council adopted the El Cerrito Climate Action Plan on May 21, 2013.
Prepared by the City’s Community Development Department, the Climate Action Plan (CAP) assists the City Council and the community in determining the best avenues of action to reduce locally produced greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and to create a safer and more sustainable El Cerrito. The City of El Cerrito adopted targets to reduce GHG emissions by 15% below 2005 levels by 2020 and 30% below 2005 levels by 2035.

The Climate Action Plan (CAP) can be downloaded below.

Final Climate Action Plan

Download document (excluding appendices) - large PDF

Or, download by section: (all PDF)
Executive Summary (and table of contents)
Chapter 1: Climate Change in Context
Chapter 2: El Cerrito's Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Chapter 3: Community Climate Action Strategies
Chapter 4: Municipal Climate Action Strategies
Chapter 5: Personal Climate Action
Chapter 6: Implementation
Summary of Public Comments

Hardcopies of this document is also available for public review during regular business hours at:
  • El Cerrito City Hall, 10890 San Pablo Avenue, El Cerrito
  • El Cerrito Library, 6510 Stockton Avenue, El Cerrito
Contact Information: For more information about the CAP and the City's Climate and Sustainability initiatives, contact Will Provost at 510-559-7684.

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