Providing reliable and
objective information helps inform residents about the causes, impacts and possible responses to climate change. Involving the community in the development of proposed sustainability policies and programs builds buy-in and awareness. Providing practical information that helps individuals reduce their greenhouse gas emissions empowers them to take action and make a difference.
Cities and counties are leading by example and undertaking a
range of activities to create more sustainable communities.
These case stories review different local agencies’ experiences
related to promoting community and individual activity.
These resources will help inform your efforts to promote
community and individual action. Resources include links to
organizations, state and federal agencies, tools, guides and tip
sheets to support your work. You’ll also find examples of
programs and materials from cities and counties.
The Beacon Award is sponsored by the Statewide Energy Efficiency
Collaborative, which offers no-cost resources to support the
energy and climate initiatives of California local governments.
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