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Photo of Senator Boxer recognizing Alameda County's sustainability and climate protection leadership.

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer recognizes Alameda County for our sustainability and climate protection leadership.

Climate Protection Policies

  • Climate Action Plan for Government Services and Operations Resolution (Adopted 2010) (PDF - 677kb) *
    The Alameda County Climate Action Plan for Government Services and Operations provides a comprehensive blueprint to achieve at least 15% greenhouse gas emissions reductions by 2020 and make County services more efficient. Fulfilling the commitments made in the 2006 and 2007 climate resolutions, this resolution adopts the Plan, 16 Commitments to Climate Protection, and short-term and long-term greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets for government services and operations.
  • Climate Change Leadership Resolution (Adopted 2006) (PDF - 934kb) *
    Climate change threatens the health and economic vitality of our community. This resolution commits the County to create climate action plans for County government and unincorporated areas.
  • Cool Counties Declaration (Adopted 2007) (PDF - 292kb) *
    Joining together in a national effort gives counties a powerful voice in urging the federal government to take bold action to stop climate change. Alameda County is encouraging other California counties to join; 48% of the population of California now lives in a Cool County.


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