Some Basics to Start Your Journey
San Diego's Climate Action Plan
The 2022 CAP establishes a community-wide goal of net zero by 2035, committing San Diego to an accelerated trajectory for greenhouse gas reductions.
California has a new climate change plan. What's next?
Here are six ways that Californians will be affected by the state’s new climate change blueprint.
How Good Is San Diego's Environmental Quality of Life?
The Quality of Life Dashboard measures and benchmarks several environmental and economic trends throughout the region and calls attention to the ways in which local nonprofits, government and businesses are working together.
Climate Change in San Diego
Learn from giv4 grantee Climate Action Campaign about the effects of climate change locally
Quick Stats About Climate
Acres that burned in California wildfires in 2020
Hear from the giv4 climate fund curators
Four of the giv4 climate fund curators spoke on a panel in 2021 about San Diego's regional commitment to a sustainable future.
Recent News & Articles of Interest
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Explore in More Depth
Climate change is very complicated. There are multiple causes, multiple ways to address it, and an overwhelming number of terms and acronyms to learn. Here's the beginning of a deeper dive. Let us know what additional resources or information would be helpful to increase understanding at [email protected].
Redlining & Coastal Access Inequity
Discriminatory housing practices since the 1930s have resulted in local communities of color lacking representation in coastal planning conversations
Food Waste Causes Climate Change
PBS discusses how food waste contributes 8% of all greenhouse gas emissions, and what can be done about it
What is a Green Economy?
Exploring what a green and fair economy looks like in principle - and in practice.
San Diego Sustainability Resources
The University of San Diego has created an abundance of resources on climate, environment and sustainability with a local focus
Shifting public attitudes on climate
The Pew Research Center see rapidly changing attitudes on the causes and effects of climate change
Disproportionate Impacts of Climate Change on Socially Vulnerable Populations
The EPA has demonstrated that underserved communities are least able to prepare for, and recover from, heat waves, poor air quality, flooding, and other impacts.