If you missed our workshop discussing how Local Governments are working to reduce the number of Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) in their cities, Please check out the presentations materials on our VMT Workshop Page! https://www.cccclimateleaders.org/workshops/vehicle-miles-traveled.html Next 2 Workshops are: ” Creating Resilient Cities” February 2013 and “Drought Resilience and Livable Communities”October 3rd, 2013,Hosted by the City of Pittsburg, CA
Tuesday, April 24th 9am-12pm Richmond City Hall – Richmond Room 450 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond CA 94804 Please join fellow Contra Costa County decision makers to learn about the rising issue of public health as it relates to climate change. Hear from other local governments who are addressing the issues through General Plan Updates, Climate Action Plans, and improved energy policy and practice. Our workshop includes: Speakers Moderators: Lynda Deschambault, Exec Dir Contra Costa County Climate Leaders Joanne Genet, Public and Environmental Health Advisory Board (PEHAB) Panel Participants: Kit Faubion, attorney, Meyers Nave Dr. Jeff Ritterman MD, PEHAB
Quantum Energy Services and Technologies (QuEST), Inc., is offering to help local governments in Contra Costa County develop municipal and community greenhouse gas emissions inventories. QuEST will also create Energy Action Plans that include cost-effective strategies for Cities to enhance energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Minimal City resources are required—dedicated QuEST staff will work with each city to produce meaningful results. This opportunity is available for a limited time at no cost to cities through a contract with the PG&E Green Communities Program. Contact: Tim Bankroff (firstname.lastname@example.org)
We are excited to join the blogosphere. Join in on our discussion as we share current news, Upcoming events , and share information about how cities can work together to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and create a more sustainable Contra Costa County! Stay tuned …..
August – PDF Version Funding EPA Greening America’s Capitols The Office of Sustainable Communities in EPA’s Office of Policy is seeking letters of interest from state capital cities that want to develop in ways that reflect the principles of smart growth, green building, and the Partnership for Sustainable Communities. The Partnership for Sustainable Communities is an interagency effort of EPA, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the U.S. Department of Transportation to protect the environment, promote equitable development, and help address the challenges of climate change. The goal of Greening America’s Capitals is to help state capital