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.

  • San Joaquin County has a new plan for growth. How does it measure up?

    This summer, the San Joaquin Council of Governments (SJCOG) adopted a new plan for growth for the next 20 years — including how the region will invest $11.6 billion on transportation.  The San Joaquin Valley is suffering now from some of the worst air quality in the state, as this summer's terrible wildfires fill the Valley with smoke. Climate change is creating warmer temperatures, which leads to more dry fuel and intense heat waves: this creates the conditions for wildfire season to start earlier, last longer, and affect larger areas. Transportation investments that lead to more cars on the road could exacerbate poor air quality in a region already suffering.
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    San Joaquin Communities: the next 20 years

    The Healthy Neighborhoods Collaborative, a coalition of regional advocates chaired by Catholic Charities Diocese of Stockton, and ClimatePlan weighed in on the SJCOG draft Regional Transportation Plan and Sustainable Communities Strategy (RTP/SCS)–a 20 year road map for transportation and land use in the Northern San Joaquin Valley.
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