Climate Action Matrix (short)

as of March 1, 2020

Contra Costa County Climate Action Matrix (Short)

Account NameCensus PopulationClimate Action Plan UpdatedCAP ScoreLast General PlanNext Expected General Plan UpdateClimate/Energy Element in General Plan?City Hall Green Biz CertifiedGreen BusinessesCommunity Choice Energy (CCE)CYES Years ActiveCYES AuditsNumber of EV Charging StationsPercent EV Stations to EVs RegisteredStyrofoam BanTree City USADivestmentCalculated Open SpacePACE HEROPACE Number Total
Antioch111674201152003No044950100.020104Yes4
Brentwood6243322014No0400280.080103Yes3
Concord129783201352012No115Yes2455490.061108Yes4
Danville44786200952013No13Yes0070.020003Yes4
El Cerrito25515201352014No112Yes0020.011005Yes3
Hercules2554532015No0200180.101003No1
Lafayette26440201752002No14Yes321090.051009Yes4
Martinez38373200952015No111Yes4817180.0611011Yes3
Oakley4171442002; 2010; 2015; 20162018No02Yes0020.010002Yes4
Orinda1973021987; 2015No1312900.000007No0
Pinole1973042010No03Yes0020.0100016Yes2
Pittsburg72141420012020No14Yes0030.011105Yes3
Pleasant Hill3498722003; 2011; 2013; 2015; 20162019No014162120.050005Yes3
Richmond110040201662012Yes117Yes51459620.101115Yes3
San Pablo31156201262011; 2015Yes010Yes0060.040001Yes3
San Ramon759312015620152020Yes011Yes170280.060005Yes4
Clayton1215012007No000000.0000038No3
Moraga17630201452002No03Yes16960.0501010Yes2
Walnut Creek691222012520062025No127Yes3689900.3010045Yes3
Contra Costa County1127000201551991; 1996; 20052020No034Yes000#Error!00083Yes4
as of March 1, 2020

 

NOTES
IP=In Progress

*1) Generalized Plan: Going to go back to council and really establish the specifics
*2) Guidelines are written into policy but are voluntary

REFERENCES
Green Business Directory
Population Estimates 2013

 

Climate Action Plan Key

nothing Nothing
some-progress Some Progress
GHGComplete GHG complete
SomeProgress Some Progress on Climate Action Plan
CAPComplete Climate Action Plan Completed
plan-incl-sustainability General Plan updated to include Sustainability

ES&S Rep = Energy Solutions and Services Representative
CYES = California Youth Energy Services Program
DI = Direct Install Small Commercial Business Programs
MIT = Municipal Implemenation Team
PW = Public Works
EAP = Energy Action Portion of Climate Action Plan completed by QuEST contract

APPENDIX

A1 – The Spare the Air Employer program consists of employer coordinators informing their workforce of impending Spare the Air days, educating employees on individual actions to improve air quality, and motivating them to take action. http://www.sparetheair.org/Get-Involved/For-Employers.aspx

A2 – Single use plastic bags force us to rely on oil production, pollute habitats, harm wildlife, and remain in landfills where they never fully decompose. Many cities are passing local plastic bag ban ordinances to combat the many problems of plastic bags. https://cccclimateleaders.org/issue-of-the-month/plastic-bag-ordinances.html

A3 – The Fossil Fuel Divestment movement seeks to end our dependence on fossil fuels by calling on individuals, campuses, and local governments to stop doing business with companies that invest in fossil fuels. http://gofossilfree.org/what-is-fossil-fuel-divestment/

A4 – Tree City USA is a national program that provides the framework for community forestry management for cities and towns across America. http://www.arborday.org/index.cfm

A5 – The Fig Tree Program is an innovative partnership to receive upfront funding for energy and water efficiencyand to repay through your property taxes http://energycenter.org/policy/property-assessed-clean-energy-pace

A6 – CaliforniaFIRST is an innovative partnership to receive upfront funding for energy and water efficiencyand to repay through your property taxes http://energycenter.org/policy/property-assessed-clean-energy-pace

A7 – HERO is an innovative partnership to receive upfront funding for energy and water efficiencyand to repay through your property taxes
http://energycenter.org/policy/property-assessed-clean-energy-pace