Sustainable Community Program
Leaving a legacy of a city worthy of affection for many generations to come.
The City of San Diego Environmental Services Department has taken a leadership role to advance policies and practices that support a more sustainable future. By working in concert with City Departments and the community, we are leaving a legacy of a city worthy of affection for many generations to come.
Recognizing, acknowledging, and modifying YOUR actions to live more sustainably.
- San Diego Foundation's Key Findings on Countywide Climate Change Survey
- Solar Survey: 2009
- Calculate Your Ecological Footprint
- Flex Your Power: Consumer Tips and Energy Saving Ideas
- Home Water Saver
Companies and organization connect to make sustainable choices.
- Center for a New American Dream
- UCSD Sustainability Solutions Institute
- California Center for Sustainable Energy (CCSE)
- US Green Building Council
- Climate Protection Champion Awards Presented by the City of San Diego
The City's commitment to respect the environment.
- Energy Strategy for a Sustainable Future
- Solar Energy Implementation Plan
- 2005 Climate Protection Action Plan
- Executive Summary for the Climate Protection Action Plan
- Environmental Preferable Purchasing Policy (EP3)
- City of San Diego General Plan, Conservation Element
- Video: Energizing Sustainable Cities - The Power of Planning and Design
- Background to Energizing Sustainable Cities video
Programs to inspire and educate us.
- Climate Change Related Impacts in the San Diego Region by 2050
- San Diego Foundation: 2050 Projections
- San Diego Foundation: 2050 Projections-Appendices
- Green Students & Annual Youth Forum
- Statewide Summit for Municipal Leaders on Climate Change Mitigation and Adaption
- The First Regional Dialogue -- "The Climate Forecast: Mitigation and Adaptation in the San Diego Region
Sustainability facts, frequently asked questions, and City of San Diego links.