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City of Rancho Palos Verdes

Beacon Participant Profile

“To date, the City of Rancho Palos Verdes has already been actively developing measures and policies to mitigate the effects of climate change… Measures such as increasing energy efficiency in municipal facilities, purchasing fuel-efficient fleet vehicles, developing water conservation ordinances, expanding office recycling, promoting alternative transportation options, and modifying procurement policies will reduce the City’s carbon footprint.”
-City of Rancho Palos Verdes Community Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory Report

About Rancho Palos Verdes

  • Incorporated: September 1973
  • Population:  41,643 (2010) 
  • Location: In the South Bay of Los Angeles County, atop the Palos Verdes Peninsula
  • Elevation: 220 feet
  • Area: 13.47 square miles

Climate Action Activities

Climate Action Resources


Agency Energy Savings

  • Gold Level, 10% (2018)

Agency Natural Gas Savings

Agency Greenhouse Gas Reductions

Community Greenhouse Gas Reductions

  • Silver Level, 8% (2018)

Sustainability Best Practices

  • Silver Level (2018)

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