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CURB Analysis

Between September 2016 and February 2018, the City of Oakland worked with Bloomberg Associates Sustainability Practice to identify opportunities and measure the impact of deep GHG reductions, utilizing a new climate planning tool called CURB. Oakland is the first city in North America to use the tool in depth as a key input to its climate planning. Both the Executive Summary and the full CURB Report are available for download and review.

Read Summary
Pathways to Deep GHG Reductions in Oakland: Executive Summary
Read Final Report
Pathways to Deep GHG Reductions in Oakland: Final Report
Date Posted: September 9th, 2018 @ 1:02 PM
Last Updated: September 23rd, 2020 @ 5:33 PM

CURB was developed by the World Bank, C40, Global Covenant of Mayors, Bloomberg Philanthropies, and many others to assist cities create climate action plans. CURB is designed to:

• Provide ‘strategic-level’ analysis to help the City identify and prioritize low carbon infrastructure and GHG reduction actions
• Help cities make the best use of limited funding by focusing on the actions with greatest impact
• Allow cities to quickly see the emission implications and cost effectiveness of potential actions

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