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.
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.Read more
Guest post by: Jared Sanchez, Senior Policy Advocate, California Bicycle Coalition
California Transportation Commission Appointments
Within his first months on the job, Governor Newsom will undertake one of his most pressing and important responsibilities as the leading public servant for the state of California. And no, it’s not the passage of his newly-released massive $209 billion annual state budget proposal.Read more
Dear ClimatePlan Network Partners and Allies,
First things first: We’re delighted to share that the newest ClimatePlanner arrived a few short weeks ago! Chanell Fletcher, our Executive Director, delivered a strong, healthy baby boy. Mom and baby are doing well and are supported by loving family and friends.
While Chanell takes time with her growing family, ClimatePlan continues the work ahead.Read more
Dear ClimatePlan partners, allies, and friends:
I hope you’re enjoying the holiday season! I can’t believe we’re at the end of 2018 already. Before we’re officially in 2019, I want to hit the pause button to show you how much we’ve done together.Read more