Resources

Resources

Use the following resources to learn more about climate action at the local level.

The Climate Action Priorities for Cities Workbook

PCA slide decks, videos, and recordings

Check out these resources from PCA events:

Resources about climate action in cities

  • The Carbon-Free City Handbook is an outstanding guide from the Rocky Mountain Institute (Nov 2017).
  • Portland, OR’s Climate Action Plan lists over 150 actions and indicates the relative carbon-reducing potential of the actions, along with flagging actions that can improve other environmental issues, the economy, health, and/or equity.
  • Translating Climate Science Into Action, a blog post from C40 Cities that describes a couple of reports including For Cities By Cities: Key Takeaways for City Decision Makers from the IPCC 1.5°C Report. C40 Cities is a worldwide network of cities taking climate action and sharing information to increase the knowledge available to all cities.
  • C40 Mayors Agenda for a Green and Just Recovery: a list of measures from mayors of C40 cities around the globe, focused on creating green jobs, investing in crucial public services, protecting mass transit, supporting essential workers, and giving public spaces back to people and nature. C40 Cities is a worldwide network of cities taking climate action.

Resources about reducing emissions from the building sector

Along with transportation, the building sector is one of the major sources of climate emissions in cities.

Resources about reducing emissions from transportation

Along with buildings, the transportation sector is one of the major sources of climate emissions in cities.