Climate Change

San Diego International Airport Achieves Airport Carbon Accreditation

  |   Climate Change, 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 Change, 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 Change, 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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Cleantech San Diego and AWWEE Host Transportation Panel with Regional Experts

  |   Advocacy, Cleantech San Diego, Climate Change, Electric Vehicles

On Sept. 29, Cleantech San Diego partnered with the Association of Women in Water, Energy, and the Environment (AWWEE) to host a discussion about the latest developments in implementing SANDAG's 2050 Regional Transportation Plan / Sustainable Communities Strategy.   The panel of speakers included:   Todd Gloria, San Diego City Council President Kim Kawada, Chief Deputy Executive...

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Metropolitan Water District Brings California to Life to Deliver Water-Saving Message

  |   Cleantech San Diego Members, Climate Change, Water

California comes to life in a series of television advertisements by CleanTECH San Diego member the Metropolitan Water District that began airing in July on stations throughout the Southland promoting the need to protect the state and its future by saving water during the historic, ongoing...

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El Niño Forecast Update from Scripps Climate Scientist

  |   Cleantech San Diego, Climate Change, Events, Water

In June 2014, Cleantech San Diego hosted an event with El Niño experts from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego who explained the basics of the weather phenomenon and shared insights about the likelihood of an El Niño event occurring in San Diego this year.   As a follow-up to that discussion, below are El Niño...

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Rep. Peters, Operation Free, Cleantech San Diego Host First Public Screening of THE BURDEN

  |   Advocacy, Biorenewables, Cleantech Industry News, Cleantech San Diego, Cleantech San Diego Members, Climate Change, Energy Efficiency, Events, Smart Grid, Solar Energy

On June 4, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52), clean energy campaign Operation Free, and Cleantech San Diego hosted the first public screening of documentary film THE BURDEN, followed by a discussion on defense energy issues at the San Diego Central Library.   THE BURDEN is the first documentary of its...

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