City of Santa Rosa > Environmental Stewardship > Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction

The City of Santa Rosa has set a greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction target of 20% from the 2000 levels by 2010. In addition, the City is also part of Sonoma County’s Community Climate Action Plan, spearheaded by the Climate Protection Campaign, and is working with other local cities to facilitate the reduction of GHG emissions by 25% below 1990 levels by 2015.

The City Council adopted a Climate Action Plan on June 5, 2012 and on August 6, 2013 they adopted the Municipal Climate Action Plan.

On August 2nd, 2005 the City of Santa Rosa adopted Resolution No. 26341

Climate Change Partners

California GHG Legislation

  • AB 32 - Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006
  • SB 97 - CEQA Greenhouse Gas Emissions
  • AB 811- Renewable Energy Funding
  • SB 375 - Planning and Global Warming

Glossary of Terms

Resources for additional information



US Flow Chart

GHG Emissions in the US


Global Climate Change