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2022 Climate Action Plan

San Diego’s landmark PDF icon 2022 Climate Action Plan (CAP) has been unanimously approved by the City Council.

Out Climate Our FutureWith this CAP, the City of San Diego continues to take bold steps toward a more sustainable and thriving place to live, work and play. The new CAP establishes a community-wide goal of net zero by 2035, committing San Diego to an accelerated trajectory for greenhouse gas reductions. Achieving net-zero emissions will improve the air we breathe, the communities we live in and our overall quality of life.

More than 4,000 San Diegans shared their needs, concerns and priorities in the development of this plan. The City is advancing your vision for climate action by charting a path to decarbonize San Diego’s buildings and support the re-envisioning of San Diego’s transportation landscape. The City is leading by example by modernizing our operations and mitigating our impacts to the fullest extent.


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Request Virtual Presentation

Email us at sustainability@sandiego.gov to have our team present to your community group. The Sustainability Department is offering presentations to community groups who would like to learn about Our Climate, Our Future and provide feedback.

Our Climate, Our Future Activity Book

In partnership with the San Diego Public Library, we created an activity book for youth to get inspired about the future of San Diego. Share your creations with us at sustainability@sandiego.gov.

Past Forums

In 2020, we hosted ten forums including one in each council district. Watch the video of our first public forum. In Feb. 2021, we hosted a virtual forum focused on the business community. Watch that recording here.

How Did We Get Here?

This helpful video sums up the main strategies of the Climate Action Plan. Meet five San Diego residents who are helping the City achieve its goals: youtu.be/DrJGpTSXOdg.

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The Climate Action Plan draft is now out for public review.

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Review and submit your comments on the Climate Action Plan draft here. City staff will continue to refine and revise the draft based on public input throughout the process.

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The 2022 Climate Action Plan update builds upon the PDF icon 2015 Climate Action Plan, setting forth aggressive goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.