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Topic - Environment, Energy & Climate Change Archive

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The Bay Delta Conservation Plan: An Overview and Local Perspectives

The Bay Delta Conservation Plan: An Overview and Local Perspectives

The Delta supplies a large share of the water used in Southern California and other parts of the state. A new plan proposes dramatic changes to how water is moved from the Delta.

July 2013
The Current Plan is Flawed

The Current Plan is Flawed

July 2013
Legal Issues Raised by the Bay Delta Conservation Plan

Legal Issues Raised by the Bay Delta Conservation Plan

July 2013
Big Challenges and a Huge Need for Leadership

Big Challenges and a Huge Need for Leadership

July 2013
Pitting North Against South is Not the Solution

Pitting North Against South is Not the Solution

July 2013
ILG Releases Updated Sustainability Best Practices Framework

ILG Releases Updated Sustainability Best Practices Framework

The newly revised framework offers options to consider for local action in 10 areas from energy efficiency and conservation to efficient transportation, promoting community and individual action and beyond.

July 2013
Sustainability’s New Normal: Capturing Multiple Benefits

Sustainability’s New Normal: Capturing Multiple Benefits

California cities and counties are increasingly finding that investing today in energy efficiency, sustainability and reducing greenhouse gas emissions has both immediate and longer-term benefits.

July 2013
Cathedral City Takes Action on Energy Efficiency

Cathedral City Takes Action on Energy Efficiency

Using a variety of partnerships and local initiatives, Cathedral City reduced its energy costs.

July 2013
Institute Offers Resources for Sustainable Economic Development

Institute Offers Resources for Sustainable Economic Development

New tools are available for local leaders looking for resources to help their cities meet fiscal challenges and thrive in today’s economic climate.

May 2013
The Impact of Our Crumbling Infrastructure on California’s Economy

The Impact of Our Crumbling Infrastructure on California’s Economy

The state’s goals around reducing greenhouse gas emissions are based on a vision that concentrates growth in urban cores and utilizes transit. To meet these goals, cities must be able to make much-needed infrastructure upgrades and repairs to support this vision.

February 2013