Supporting California Local Governments
SEEC provides no-cost resources to support the energy and climate initiatives of California Local Governments
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To date, nearly $3.4 billion has been appropriated by the Legislature to State agencies implementing GHG emission reduction programs and projects. The State’s portion of the Cap-and-Trade auction proceeds are deposited in the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (GGRF), and used to further the objectives of the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 (Assembly Bill 32 […]
In November 2016, the United States presented this mid-century strategy (MCS) under the Obama Administration, which envisions economy-wide net GHG emissions reductions of 80 percent or more below 2005 levels by 2050. The U.S. MCS charts a path that is achievable, consistent with the long-term goals of the Paris Agreement, and an acceleration of existing […]
Weatherization can reduce a building’s energy consumption by up to 35 percent. SEEC developed a Weatherization Guide for Local Governments (PDF) to highlight the benefits of weatherization to achieve a variety of local goals, and to share local government best practices to develop partnerships and programs, demonstrate leadership, and invest in workforce development.
“State of Local Climate Action: California 2016” Documents Local Government Leadership on Climate Change and Energy Efficiency
State of Local Climate Action: California 2016 provides a unique portrait of local government climate leadership in California. Released on October 6th at the League of California Cities Annual Meeting, the report was developed by ICLEI in cooperation with partners through the Statewide Energy Efficiency Collaborative (SEEC). The report presents a comprehensive picture of measurable […]
The SEEC Calendar includes relevant online and in-person events and trainings for local government staff working in the climate change and energy space.
Most events are specifically related to energy efficiency and take place in California.