73% of the people in Solano believe that climate change is happening
and 69% of Solanoans think community members can do more.*
Solano at a glance
What can YOU do?
We're glad you asked!
Solano can make a world of difference.
And we can all do something!
* see the Solano County Climate Opinion Fact Sheet from the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication
What inspires you? Discover your solutions here:
It's always easier - and more fun - to take actions with others
Find local organizations that are part of the climate solution and join the ones that align with your interests. Not finding one yet? Look at the other counties on our map – there may be a group nearby that would be helpful to you – and you might be able to bring their experience to Solano. This will never be a complete list, so let us know about organizations that should be added: drop us a note at info@DrawdownBayArea.org.
Climate Reality Project- Solano Team
local, advocacy, education
A part of the Bay Area Chapter of the Climate Reality Project, Solano Climate Policy Action Team meetings are open to anyone in Solano or neighboring counties who has the desire to take local action on the climate crisis to help prevent, mitigate and reverse its effects.
To inspire, enable and mobilize teams of informed grassroots volunteers to demand, facilitate, measure and enforce the bold local policies and personal actions needed to cut current GHG emissions and sequester prior emissions in time to preventing climate catastrophe.
Actions You Can Take Right Now
Click on any of these images to take the first step, and then the next
ENERGY & BUILDINGS
FOOD & FOOD WASTE
What can you do?
See what's happening in your community:
Find businesses, non-profit organizations, and city & county climate action departments and agencies, all doing something to be part of the solution -
then reach out and connect!
take the survey!
Find businesses near you that are Certified Green
Local businesses that are doing the right thing would certainly appreciate your support. Find one near you!
Are you interested in becoming a Green Business?
The California Green Business Program helps businesses follow best practices for waste management, energy, water management, pollution prevention, and air quality. Being a Certified Green Business is the clearest way to show your community and customers that you care about sustainability.
Local governments can make all the difference - learn what yours is doing
The Solano County developed a Climate Action Plan in 2011 to address climate change and reduce the community’s greenhouse gas emissions at the local level. This plan recommends 31 measures and 94 implementing actions that the community can take to reduce both emissions and communitywide contributions to global climate change.
Explore countywide energy conservation resources, & find your local government:
CITIES, TOWNS, & AGENCIES:
What's Happening Around the Bay?
More resources to explore
There are agencies, community organizations, and business groups that are not centered in one particular county, but serve the region, and are often connected beyond the Bay. They offer information, resources, and ways to join the larger effort to implement climate solutions. Take a look at these organizations' websites.