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.


Concord Accomplishments:

General Plan

  • The General Plan was last updated in 2012 to run through 2030.

Climate Action Planning

  • Concord adopted  a citywide Climate Action Plan in July 2013.
  • The Reuse Plan for the former CNWS was recognized by the Northern California Chapter of the American Planning Association with a 2012 Merit Award for Green and Sustainable Planning.  Save Mt. Diablo awarded the City its Mountain Star Alliance Award for “incredibly visionary leadership.” Sustainable Contra Costa recognized the project with its “Smart Growth” Award for 2012.
  • The City was selected by Popular Science Magazine as one of America’s 50 Greenest Cities in 2008.

Community Support

City of Concord Website

Last updated April 2019