Tied intimately to a changing climate, atmospheric carbon dioxide is one of several gases that trap heat near the surface of the Earth — leading to increased temperatures, rising sea levels, and the overall “global weirding” of our planet.
With sidewalks and streets in disrepair across the city, a broad range of Los Angeles-based nonprofits have come together to form the ‘Streets for the Future Coalition.’ The coalition aims to ensure that a ballot measure, proposed by City Councilmembers Busciano and Englander, will not only fill potholes, but improve the health and safety of the City’s four million residents.
With California’s drought taking center stage in the media lately, it’s important to recognize that all Angelenos and Californians alike can take immediate action to reduce water usage in our everyday lives.
Climate Resolve staff began the new year working with partners to improve biking and walking across the region at the Complete Streets Meeting hosted by the Los Angeles County Active Transportation Collaborative.
The Los Angeles City Council unanimously passed an update to the Municipal Building Code on December 17th, 2013 making Los Angeles the first major city to require all new and refurbished homes to have a “cool roof.” Climate Resolve held the “Hot City, Cool Roofs” conference earlier this year, which energized City Leaders to pass this groundbreaking legislation.