San Francisco Department of the Environment

San Francisco Climate Action

Climate Action Plan

The San Francisco Climate Action Plan (the Plan) charts a pathway to achieve net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and works toward addressing racial and social equity, public health, economic recovery, resilience, and providing safe and affordable housing to all. 

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Celebrate the launch of the Climate Action Plan on Wednesday, December 8, 2021, from 5:30-7:00 p.m. PST. TEDxCityofSanFrancisco will feature a curation of talks and performances to inspire community action in the fight against climate change. This virtual event is free and open to all.

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Take Action

Climate change affects people around the world, and has serious consequences for those in the Bay Area. Protect the health of our communities, our environment, and our city with your actions — they matter!

Zero Waste 

Reduce your waste.
Reuse, recycle, compost.

Low Carbon Trips

Make most trips on public transit, carpool, bike, or foot.

Renewable Energy

Choose renewable energy (CleanPowerSF).
Easy steps to make your home more energy efficient.
Electrify your home and get off fossil fuels.
Make your next car purchase an electric vehicle.


Protect our urban green spaces.
Grow the urban forest.
Garden with native plants; protect local pollinators.

0-80-100 Roots Framework

San Francisco Climate Action: 0-80-100-Roots is San Francisco’s climate action framework that will help us meet the challenge of climate change through innovative policies, programs, and partnerships. 

  • Zero Waste and Zero Toxics
  • 80% Low Carbon Trips
  • 100% Renewable Energy
  • Roots

SF's Climate Action Plan provides a roadmap to reduce the harmful emissions that cause climate change while creating a more equitable, healthy and resilient city.


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