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Climate Action Plan

Burlingame is currently updating its Climate Action Plan (2009) as part of the City's General Plan Update. The Climate Action Plan sets out a path for how the City will achieve its greenhouse gas emission targets of 15 percent below 2005 by the year 2020; and 80 percent below 1990 levels by the year 2050.

2009 Climate Action Plan

Climate Action Dashboard - explore greenhouse emissions and climate actions in Burlingame

2010 Community Wide Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory

Beacon Spotlight Award - the City was awarded 4 Spotlight awards for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and implementing climate actions.

Climate Mayors Network Burlingame's City Council adopted a resolution to support the Paris Climate Agreement and join the Climate Mayors Network. The Paris Climate Agreement is an agreement among countries to limit greenhouse gases and prevent global temperatures from increasing above 2 degrees. It is non-binding and was signed by 196 parties in December 2015 in Paris. The Climate Mayors Network is a network of over 200 mayors from around the country committed to climate actions. 

The Citizens Environmental Council of Burlingame - is a volunteer organization that provides leadership in local green efforts. The CEC succeeded the City's Green Ribbon Task Force, where their effort culminated in the Burlingame City Council's adoption of the 2009 Climate Action Plan.

Sustainable San Mateo County produces an Indicators Report for the county.

San Mateo County Open Data Portal offers a look at different metrics in Burlingame on energy use and other sectors.

RICAPS - a County supported multi-city initiative to provide guidance to jurisdictions in preparing and implementing climate action plans.