So far so good? Checking in on the new Affordable Housing Sustainable Communities program

For a long time, advocates have called for more funding to support climate-friendly development, and now, with the new Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities program, it’s here. (Hooray!) The program funds compact development near public transit, so that by reducing the need to drive, we reduce greenhouse gas emissions.


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Take the survey! What are the funding needs for SB 375 implementation?

By Ella Wise, Policy Analyst, Urban Solutions, Natural Resources Defense Council

It’s been seven years since California passed the Sustainable Communities and Climate Protection Act (SB 375), the landmark law integrating land-use and transportation planning to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.


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As state leaders race to fight climate change, Caltrans gets stuck

It’s been exciting in Sacramento recently, as California, already a leader, keeps pushing ahead to fight climate change:

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Residents Speak Up to Shape the Future of the San Joaquin Valley

ClimatePlan is delighted to share this guest post with you from our partners at the Leadership Counsel:


Investments in roads, sidewalks and transit have bypassed many Coachella Valley towns.

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Announcing Interim Director Carey Knecht

By ClimatePlan’s Steering Committee

Please join us in welcoming Carey Knecht as ClimatePlan’s Interim Director. We are pleased that Carey is stepping into this leadership role after her years serving as ClimatePlan’s Associate Director.

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