Posted on: October 3, 2017

Climate Action Plan

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The City of Del Mar's Climate Action Plan (CAP) was adopted in 2016 and designed to meet the State of California's goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020. Greenhouse gases (GHG) are generated by the burning of fossil fuels such a...

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Posted on: October 3, 2017

Energy

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Electricity consumption accounts for about 20 percent of GHG emissions in the City of Del Mar and natural gas accounts for about 15 percent. Therefore, many of the Climate Action Plan (CAP) measures target residential and commercial electricity and natura...

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Posted on: October 3, 2017

Buildings

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Make your home more energy efficient! Electricity consumption accounts for about 20 percent of GHG emissions in the City of Del Mar and natural gas accounts for about 15 percent. Therefore, may of the Climate Action Plan (CAP) measures target residential ...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Water

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Conserving water and reducing water waste not only is important for our dry climate and frequent droughts, but also it takes energy to transport water to our homes, and energy to take waste water away.Water and waste water account for 5 and 1 percent of t...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Zero Waste

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The City of Del Mar generates approximately 8,700 tons of solid waste annually. They City is aiming to exceed state requirements with Climate Action Plan (CAP) goals for waste diversion of 80 percent by 2020 and 95 percent by 2035. In order to meet these ...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Transportation

Transportation

City of Del Mar Public Transportation Resources

•Ride Share

•HOV Access

iCommute

•Bike repair stations

•Energy Efficient Vehicles

•EV Charging Stations

•EV Rebates

  • % EV in Del Mar (chart)
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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Greening City Operations

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Implementation of the City's Climate Action Plan (CAP) includes a goal of acquiring funding for energy efficiency.The "Civic Center Energy Efficiency Enhancements" project application approved for California Energy Commission funding meets this ...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Environmental Organizations

Environmental Organizations

Several local and national organizations promote environmental responsibility and preservation. Click on the following links to find out more about what services these organizations provide, and how you can get involved with making Del Mar a sustainable c...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Sustainability Advisory Board & Meetings

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The Sustainability Advisory Board (SAB) was established to advise City Council on environmental issues on which they may take action and in taking a leadership position in educating Del Mar residents and businesses about environmental issues. The SAB prep...

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