Beverly Hills Initiatives
The City of Beverly Hills has undertaken a number of initiatives to reduce the contribution to climate change. Below is a number of select plans, projects, and measures the City has adopted that will be incorporated into the CAAP.
Green Building Code
Light Emitting Diode Street Light Replacement Program
- 2018 City Council Staff Report
- 2021 City Council Report – LED Street Light Contract Acceptance
- LED Street Light Project Update – August 2019 – Public Works Commission
- LED Street Light Replacement Program – January 2018 – Public Works Commission
Community Choice Energy
Consideration to Join Clean Power Alliance, Community Choice Aggregation- 2017 City Council Staff Report
Urban Forest Management
Integrated Water Resources Master Plan
- Integrated Water Resources Master Plan Part 1: Water Supply, Groundwater, Alternative Sources 2020
- Integrated Water Resources Master Plan Part 2: Water, Sewer, Storm Drain 2020
Stormwater Capital Improvement
Beverly Hills Sustainability Plan
City Fleet Vehicles
Other City Examples
With the development of the CAAP, the City of Beverly Hills is joining a number of other cities throughout the state in taking strong action for the reduction of GHG emissions. Below are some examples of these initiatives from other local cities.
CAAPs, General Plans, GHG Inventories, Sustainability Plans
City of West Hollywood
City of Santa Monica
City of Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
Zero Waste Plans
City of San Diego
City of Santa Monica
Additional External Resources
- This “Climate Change 101 with Bill Nye” video by National Geographic gives a detailed explanation of how climate change has occurred over time. The video is in English and subtitles in other languages are available in the video settings options.
- To explore interactive images showing the gradual, growing effects of climate change, see this “Climate Time Machine” created by NASA.
- Cal-Adapt identifies projections for extreme heat days, wildfire, extended drought and other climate change variables
- California’s 2017 Climate Change Scoping Plan The Climate Change Scoping Plan is the California Air Resources Board’s plan for reducing statewide greenhouse gas emissions to reach the reduction goals established by Senate Bill 32.