The City operates many environmental programs related to air quality, clean water, climate action, renewable energy, energy efficiency, green building, mobility, recycling and organics, and water conservation, and land management. To learn more, click on the program area below that interests you.
The City’s Climate Action Pan provides a roadmap for reducing greenhouse gas emissions through the implementation of various strategies, goals, and measures. The plan set a target to reduce emissions by 44% below 2012 levels by 2030. The City's Sustainability Division is responsible for coordinating the implementation CAP measures and measuring progress towards achieving the emissions targets. Some measures that have been successfully implemented include: forming a community choice energy program, adopting local energy efficiency and green building codes, and launching a bikeshare program.