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Watch this short video to learn about the last government services and operations climate plan.

Climate Plan Through 2026

As of 2019, we had reduced emissions by over 30% from our 2003 baseline, meeting the goal of our last climate action plan for government services and operations. The updated plan will help us further reduce our contributions to global warming and enhance our community's resilience to climate impacts such as wildfire smoke and extreme heat.

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Cover Image Artist: Hilda C. Robinson. Title: At the Park. From the Alameda County Art Collection. Copyright the artist.

Adopted Plan

The Climate Action Plan for Government Services and Operations was adopted by the Alameda County Board of Supervisors in May 2023, following two years of staff and community engagement. The document contains an executive summary, plan overview, six action areas, and appendices including a final report on the previous plan. The six action areas are Built Environment, Community Resilience, Green Economy and Prosperity, Sustainable Materials Management, Transportation, and Climate Leadership and Governance. The plan sets a goal for carbon neutrality in County operations by 2045.

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Executive Summary

The Executive Summary is available in nine languages:
Arabic, Chinese (Traditional), English, Farsi, Khmer, Korean, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.

Arabic: الملخص التنفيذي باللغة العربية

Chinese (Traditional): 繁體中文摘要

Farsi: خلاصه اجرایی به فارسی

Khmer: សង្ខេបប្រតិបត្តិជាភាសាខ្មែរ

Korean: 한국어 콘텐츠 요약

Spanish: Resumen ejecutivo en español

Tagalog: Ang Pangkalahatang Buod sa Tagalog

Vietnamese: Tóm Tắt Chung bằng ngôn ngữ tiếng Việt

Watch this short video for an introduction to the six action areas.

Action Area Summaries

What can residents and employees expect to see as a result of this plan? Learn about the goals of each action area — and what you can do.

Additional tips for what you can do (as video)

Sign Up for Updates

You can sign up to receive updates on the development of the plan and on opportunities to get involved in implementation.

Community Input

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Phone or Email

At any time, you can call 510-208-9751 to leave a message with your thoughts or write us a message in your preferred language.

Community Input Reports

Plan Draft Review

The draft plan was posted for review and input from November 1 to 15, 2022. Participants shared ideas to improve and implement the proposed actions. You can still visit this input site and see the draft plan and participant comments. A Google translate widget is available to read comments in the language of your choice. This report summarizes the input on the draft plan.

Input Through May 2022

This report summarizes community input from September 2021 to May 2022. More detailed reports on specific engagements are below.

Online Feedback Forum

The online feedback forum was open for input from April 19 to May 17, 2022. You can still visit the forum and see the draft actions and participant comments. A Google translate widget is available to access the forum in the language of your choice. This report summarizes the forum input.

May Community Workshop

We held a virtual community workshop on May 11, 2022. Participants learned about the plan's development (see slides in English and Spanish) and reviewed draft actions. They met in facilitated break-out groups to contribute suggestions. This report summarizes input from the workshop.

November Community Workshop

We held a virtual community workshop on November 18, 2021. Participants learned about the plan update and shared their ideas. Participants heard an overview presentation (slides in English, Spanish, and Chinese), answered poll questions, and met in facilitated break-out groups. This report summarizes input from the workshop.


The community survey was open September 7 to 30, 2021. Thank you to everyone who participated. This report summarizes the survey results.

Focus Groups and Targeted Outreach

Focus groups, door-to-door surveys, and other targeted outreach in September and October 2021 helped us hear directly and in depth from community members, particularly those hardest to reach or most affected by climate impacts. This report summarizes key input from focus groups and listening sessions. This report summarizes the door-to-door survey input.

Equity Tool

Through the community input, residents shared that existing social and economic inequities are worsened by the impacts of climate change. To review proposed climate projects with the goal of increasing benefits and reducing burdens to frontline communities, project teams applied an equity amplification tool. Other organizations working on climate plans are welcome to modify and apply the tool.