San Jose, California has made it a priority to combat climate change through energy efficient technology and renewable energy use. In their General Plan, Envision 2040, they enumerate a series of actions and goals to achieve this end.
They plan to measure and report annually the shares of the City’s total Carbon Footprint
resulting from energy use in the built environment, transportation, and waste
management. By partnering with public, private, and non-profit agencies, they plan to develop policies that require existing residents and bu..