The Town of Tiburon understands that climate change has the potential to significantly affect Tiburon's residents and businesses, as well as other communities around the world. The Town also recognizes that local governments can play a strong role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and mitigating the potential impacts of climate change.
The need for local governments to act on climate change has never been more urgent. Tiburon has long been dedicated to environmental leadership, and in 2021, the Town Council adopted a resolution declaring a climate emergency. The Town's Climate Action Plan continues that legacy by incorporating new ideas and ambitious targets by outlining a path toward reducing local greenhouse gas emissions through the year 2050.
What is a Climate Action Plan?
A Climate Action Plan is a public document which:
helps us to understand how the community contributes to climate change
sets targets for how much to reduce these contributions by a certain year
outlines a path to meet that goal
The Town aims to develop a CAP that reimagines a community that is substantially less dependent on fossil fuels and provides a prosperous environment for both current and future generations, while not exporting environmental damage and GHG emissions to other parts of the Bay Area, nation, or world.
The Town's Climate Action Plan was last updated in 2022.
More Sustainability Efforts
In addition to developing a new Climate Action Plan, the Town is developing a Sustainability Element as part of its Tiburon 2040 General Plan update process. Learn more about the General Plan update here.