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Cities have a big role to play in solving the climate crisis. Here in Austin, we have a Climate Equity Plan to guide emission reductions.

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Sign up for our climate-focused Civic Power up challenge (How To Save The World... Starting With Austin) from April 18th to April 22nd.

Figuring out where to begin when it comes to solving the climate crisis can be complicated… and overwhelming! That’s why we’ve created this guide, explaining Austin’s local climate policies, who is in charge of implementing them, and how you can get involved. 


PS – Don’t forget! If you’re passionate about climate change, there’s still time to sign up for our latest Civic Power Up challenge, “How To Save The World… Starting With Austin.” We’ll be hosting guest speakers, sharing tips, and giving you clear steps for action … so you can make a real difference on climate change, right here at the local level.

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You can learn more about the role of cities in solving the climate crisis by reading the Deadline 2020 report from C40 here. 

This chart is from the Austin Climate Equity Plan. 

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Click the following links to learn more about each of these organizations: Austin Energy, Electric Utility Commission, Resource Management Commission, Austin Energy Utility Oversight Committee

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Click the following links to learn more about each of these organizations: Austin Transportation Department, Austin Transit Partnership, Urban Transportation Commission, CapMetro

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