Carbon & Climate Leadership

As a proactive leader on climate issues, we strengthen L.A.’s economy by dramatically reducing greenhouse gas emissions and inspiring other cities to follow our lead.

Status on 2017 Outcomes

Establish a pathway to derive 50% of L.A. Department of Water and Power’s (LADWP) electricity from renewable sources by 2030
Develop a comprehensive climate action and adaptation plan, including an annual standardized greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory
Work with other cities to establish standardization of municipal and community- wide GHG inventory reporting in the U.S. and globally
Lead mayors of largest U.S. cities to sign onto the Mayor’s National Climate Action Agenda
Accelerate the decarbonization of the electricity grid, including ceasing delivery of power from Navajo Generating Station

Where L.A. Is Leading

L.A. is the first U.S. city to use the Compact of Mayors globally recognized methodology for calculating a city’s greenhouse gas emissions.