Oakland 2030 Equitable Climate Action Plan (ECAP)

The 2030 ECAP will establish actions that the City and its partners will take by 2030 to equitably reduce Oakland’s climate emissions and adapt to a changing climate.

Read and Comment on the Draft ECAP
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Oakland is developing a new Equitable Climate Action Plan (ECAP)! The 2030 ECAP will establish actions that the City and its partners will take to equitably reduce Oakland’s climate emissions and adapt to a changing climate. Oakland’s City Council adopted a new greenhouse gas emissions reduction target of 56 percent relative to our 2005 baseline year by 2030. This follows the previous reduction target of 36 percent by 2020, which the City’s first ECAP, adopted by Council in 2012, strives to meet.

The new 2030 ECAP will be rooted in equity and a deep community engagement process: it will identify ambitious actions we can take to combat climate change while also ensuring that frontline communities – those that have been harmed by environmental injustice and who are likely to be hurt first and worst by the impacts of climate change – will benefit first and foremost from climate action. We’re focusing our attention especially on actions that will result in cleaner air, improved economic security, good green jobs, and more resilient communities, while also minimizing our contribution to climate change.

We want you to be a part of making this plan a success! Only by understanding the needs, concerns, and hopes of all Oaklanders – both residents and businesses – can we build a plan that is truly responsive to who we are as a community. Through community workshops and other events, we are seeking your insights as we create this new plan.

After more than ten months of work, the draft ECAP is now available! This draft is responsive to extensive community engagement and technical analysis. We urge you to read and comment on the plan, and join a Town Hall to vote on what needs to be kept, improved, or eliminated. Food and childcare will be provided. Simultaneous interpretation will be available with advanced request. Both Town Halls will cover the same material.

Town Hall Schedule

Town Hall 1

November 2, 2019, 1 PM – 4 PM
Location: Rainbow Recreation Center, 5800 International Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94621

Register Here

Town Hall 2

November 13, 2019, 6 PM – 9 PM
Location: Lincoln Square Recreation Center, 250 10th Street, Oakland, CA, 94607

Register Here


To learn more about the ECAP Ad Hoc Community Advisory Committee, the group of Oaklanders selector by Mayor Schaff to assist City staff in creating the 2030 ECAP, please click here.


Workshop Schedule

Thank you for participating in these community workshops in your City Council Districts! Workshop photos coming soon!

District 2 Community Workshop
May 23, 2019 - Location: Lincoln Recreational Center, 250 10th St, Oakland, CA 94607
District 4 Community Workshop
May 28, 2019 - Location: Dimond Library, 3565 Fruitvale Ave, Oakland, CA 94704
District 5 Community Workshop
June 10, 2019 - Location: Spanish Speaking Citizens' Foundation, 1470 Fruitvale Ave, Oakland, CA 94601
District 1 Community Workshop
June 15, 2019 - Location: Golden Gate Recreation Center, 1075 62nd St, Oakland, CA 94608
District 3 Community Workshop
June 19, 2019 - Location: West Side Missionary Baptist Church, 732 Willow St, Oakland, CA 94607
District 6 Community Workshop
July 17, 2019 - Location: Rainbow Recreation Center, 5800 International Blvd, Oakland, CA 94621
District 7 Community Workshop
July 24, 2019 - Location: 81st Avenue Library, 1021 81st Ave, Oakland, CA 94621
Citywide Workshop
July 31, 2019 - Location: City Hall, 1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Hearing Room 4, Oakland, CA 94612


Questions? Contact: climate@oaklandca.gov or (510) 238-6954

250 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Suite 5301

Oakland, CA 94612

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Timeline

Community Workshops
May - July 2019
Online Survey
August - September 2019
Town Halls & First Draft of 2030 ECAP
September - October 2019
Second Draft of 2030 ECAP
December 2019 - January 2020
Council Reviews 2030 ECAP for Adoption
Earth Day 2020

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