Climate Action

San Diego Named a Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge Winner

  |   Climate Action, Smart Cities San Diego

Today, UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Climate Action and former New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg joined Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) President Rhea Suh at the Griffith Park Observatory to announce California cities Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Jose as well as...

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San Diego Airport Ranked a Top 10 Airport in North America for Carbon Emissions Reduction

  |   Climate Action, Smart Cities San Diego

San Diego International Airport’s (SAN) continuing efforts to reduce its carbon footprint have been recognized by the global agency that enforces carbon standards for airports worldwide.   SAN has been certified at “Level 3,” one of only 10 airports in North America to achieve this designation or...

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SDG&E and Port of San Diego Partner on Energy Management Plan to Promote Economic Competitiveness and Meet Climate Action Goals

  |   Climate Action, Energy Efficiency

To promote the region’s economic competitiveness, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and improve air quality, the Port of San Diego and San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) have jointly developed an innovative blueprint to “green” port and port tenant operations, such as cruise ships, hotels, restaurants,...

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San Diego International Airport’s “The Good Traveler” Program Named Best Innovation in Sustainability

  |   Climate Action

Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) has recognized San Diego International Airport’s (SAN) “The Good Traveler” program as the “Best Innovation in Sustainability” at the ACI-NA Airport Concessions Awards.   The Good Traveler program is designed to encourage sustainable travel by enabling individuals to offset the environmental impact...

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San Diego International Airport Achieves Airport Carbon Accreditation

  |   Climate Action, Smart Cities San Diego

Cleantech San Diego member and Smart Cities San Diego leader San Diego International Airport (SAN) has been certified through the Airports Council International’s Airport Carbon Accreditation program. The program creates a framework that helps airports identify, manage, and ultimately reduce their carbon emissions.   SAN was certified...

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US EPA Honors San Diego Regional Climate Collaborative with National Award

  |   Climate Action, Highlights

The San Diego Regional Climate Collaborative was honored today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) at its annual Climate Leadership Award Ceremony.  One of only two organizations in the nation to receive the Innovative Partnerships Certificate, the Climate Collaborative was recognized as a unique partnership...

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San Diego Mayor Releases Climate Action Plan to Create Green Jobs

  |   Cleantech San Diego, Climate Action, Energy Efficiency, Highlights, Solar Energy

City officials this week released an updated Climate Action Plan for the City of San Diego in front of the solar panels atop the city’s Alvarado Water Treatment Plant. The Climate Action Plan calls for eliminating half of all greenhouse gas emissions in the City and aims for all...

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