• March 1, 2024
Irvine's Draft Climate Action and Adaptation Plan Lacks Key Elements to Make the City a Climate Lead

Opinion: Irvine’s Draft Climate Action and Adaptation Plan Lacks Key Elements to Make the City a Climate Lead

Irvine released its draft Climate Action and Adaptation Plan (CAAP) this week, intended to pave the way to a zero-carbon region by 2030. If the CAAP is bold and successfully implemented, it will help create the healthy, safe, resilient, and equitable communities we all deserve. However, the current draft of CAAP fails to meet its […]

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City Council Agenda Highlights for March 28, 2023

The City Council meeting on Tuesday, March 28, 2023, will consider several important proposals. Will the Council vote to issue $1 billion in bonds to fund Great Park development? What is the City doing to preserve existing affordable housing units? Will the Council override the recommendation of the Green Ribbon Environmental Committee and approve a […]

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Long Delayed Climate Action Plan Finally Gets City Council Attention

The Irvine City Council voted on February 14, 2023, to approve agenda Item 6.3 to establish a timeline for the Climate Action and Adaptation Plan (CAAP), moving the deadline from December 2023 to June 2024 to allow for the completion of an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) which, according to the city manager, typically takes 12-18 months […]

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Opinion: Climate Voter Guide to Help You Choose Climate Champions in 2022 Election

Frustrated at the lack of climate action from Orange County elected officials, activists have created OC Climate Voter Guides for every OC city council election, including Irvine, at OCClimateVoterGuide.org.  The Irvine Climate Voter Guide includes climate voting records, endorsements, and responses from 8 of 11 Irvine candidates.  Every Democratic Irvine candidate except incumbent Mayor Farrah […]

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