ClimatePlan is a network of dozens of organizations; together, we are changing how land-use planning and transportation investments occur throughout California.

This work is critical to meeting California's ambitious climate change goals  and we aim to achieve much more. Our vision is to create a healthier, more sustainable California, where people of all backgrounds and incomes have the opportunity to thrive.


  • 4th Climate Assessment - A special briefing for ClimatePlan partners

    On February 15th, 2019, ClimatePlan hosted a special presentation for our network partners on the 4th National Climate Assessment, a critically important analysis of potential climate change impacts and steps that can be taken to avoid or reduce associated risks. Dr. Fred Lipschultz presented an overview of the National Climate Assessment, the California Climate Assessment, and participated in a question and answer session following the briefing.  
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    Carbon neutrality requires sustainable, equitable development

    Governor Newsom wants 3.5 million new homes in California within the next 6 years. The type of housing that’s built, the location of new development, and the kind of transportation options connecting that housing to jobs and services will either increase greenhouse gas emissions or reduce emissions. If we build new housing near jobs and transit and adopt strong anti-displacement policies, then more Californians will have more options to get to work without driving long distances and emissions will decrease. But there’s even more to the impact of our housing, land use, and transportation decisions on our climate.
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