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City of San Francisco

BAY AREA CLIMATE SOLUTIONS

"What can I do? I'm just one person!"

We're so glad you asked!

This is your one-stop shop 

to find Bay Area climate solutions that work for you

where you live, where you work, and with your local government. 

Everyone can do something, and everyone has a part to play.

Together, the Bay Area can make a world of difference.

 

Solutions already exist. Some are easy and you can do them right now
Others are going to take all of us working together, right where we are.
Imagine what 7.8 million people living in the Bay Area can accomplish -
we're all part of the solution!

What you'll find here:

resources that connect you to tools you can use, how-to information, templates, apps and more

actions that will save you money, improve your health, help your company & your community

knowledge about the science behind the solutions, news you can use, games, videos, books, and more

inspiration from real people, businesses, and communities around the Bay

Let's Get Started!

What You Can Do Right Now

First, what you can do right now

Taking small steps is a great way to start. We've got the tools you need to make your climate story a success.

Did you know?

Energy used in buildings contributes 26% of our greenhouse gas emissions.

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Improving energy efficiency saves money. Eliminating gas from our buildings makes indoor air healthier and makes outdoor air much healthier, too. Win-win, right?

Did you know?

Transportation contributes about 41% of our greenhouse gas emissions.

EASY ACTIONS YOU CAN TAKE RIGHT NOW

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Zero Emission Transportation isn't just electric vehicles! It's all the ways we get around, including our feet, bicycles, and public transportation.

Did you know?

Food waste is the #3 contributor of greenhouse gas emissions globally. 

EASY ACTIONS YOU CAN TAKE RIGHT NOW

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Locally, what's wasted in the fields, grocery store dumpsters, and the back of our refrigerators is not just a waste of food and money, but also spews methane gas.

Want to do more, right away? There's a free app for that!

THE EASIEST EVERYDAY ACTION:

 

Discover thousands of actions you can take

right from your phone in just minutes every day.

Earn points for every action you take and

Climate Action Now will plant trees on your behalf.

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What's happening where you are?

Where Is "Home" for You?

With 9 counties, 101 cities, and 7.8 million people, it's never "one size fits all." 

Take the Survey!

Where is "home" for you?

Click on your county to find organizations near you, as well as businesses, agencies, and government offices that serve you, your business, and your community

Learn what they're doing to help solve climate issues where you live and around the Bay Area. Then reach out - get connected to people, organizations, and most importantly: solutions!

Community-Led Actions

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Find your climate action partners - in your neighborhood, your town, at your school and your work. You'll find ideas, inspiration, and resources, from making your own Climate Action Plan to talking with your city council.

Business-Led Actions

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Government-Led Actions

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take the survey!

CLIMATE SOLUTIONS

& YOU

If ever time was of the essence, it is now. 

If ever a region could meet the challenge, it's the Bay Area.

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