County of San Diego
Climate Action Plan

The County of San Diego is committed to helping communities thrive while protecting the region’s unique and diverse natural resources. One of the County’s sustainability tools is the Climate Action Plan (CAP), which contains a series of measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions over the next 30 years. These measures are administered through multiple County departments and focus on activities that occur within the unincorporated area of the region, and within County-owned facilities, regardless of location.

The County is actively engaged in implementing the CAP and its 26 measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS


The County reduced 103,643 metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent by implementing Climate Action Plan measures through 2018. Find status updates on all 26 measures on the CAP dashboard, and read the full 2018 Annual Monitoring Report to learn more. 

CAP EMISSION SECTORS


The CAP reduces greenhouse gas emissions through 26 enforceable, quantifiable, and achievable measures within five emissions sectors. Roll over and click on each button to learn more. 

 

Built Environment & Transportation

Energy

Solid Waste

Water & Waste Water

Agriculture & Conservation

NEWS


County of San Diego climate action stories, news, and updates

12/12/19

Fresh, Seasonal Holiday Feasts This festive time of year offers many opportunities to enjoy special meals with friends and family. It is also a great time to try new recipes that highlight fresh, seasonal ingredients. Continue Reading Article

12/12/19

Don't 'waste' the holidays away! Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, American household waste increases by more than 25 percent. Here are four zero waste and eco-friendly gift ideas from San Diego County’s ReThink Waste that can make the holidays more meaningful. Continue Reading Article

12/11/19

Are you ready to own an Electric Vehicle? The County is making it easier. On October 16, 2019, the County Board of Supervisors approved an Electric Vehicle (EV) Roadmap. The EV Roadmap establishes actions that the County will take to build out electric vehicle charging infrastructure in the County’s unincorporated area and encourage EV ownership among residents while helping to meet the state vehicle and charging infrastructure goals in the next decade. Continue Reading Article