The Contra Costa County Climate Leaders (4CL) program is a network assisting the county and its 19 cities to inform, support and encourage the measurement and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. Through education and sharing of best practices we will ensure sustainable, healthy and livable cities.


Orinda Accomplishments:

General Plan Update

  • The City Council last updated Orinda’s General Plan in 1987.  At that time it included minor elements on energy conservation and managing their natural resources.
  • They have a 2009 Strategy paper that contains elements on climate change, energy efficiency, alternative energy, transport options, water efficiency and conservation. Most of the strategies are listed as existing and currently underfunded.

Climate Action Planning


Waste Reduction

  • There are currently no projects in Waste Reduction.

Water Conservation


Open Space

Community Support

City of Orinda Website