City of Berkeley
United States

Population: 118853
Area of jurisdiction: 45.83 km2


  Community Government
Absolute base year GHG reduction target: 80% by 2050 (2000) 80% by 2050 (2000)
Baseline scenario (BAU) GHG reduction target: 43% by 2020 (2000) 43% by 2020 (2000)
Fixed-level GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Carbon intensity reduction target: n/a n/a
Renewable energy target: n/a n/a
Energy efficiency target: n/a 33% by 2020 (2000)
Government and Community: CO2(e) targets


Community GHG Emissions
Total ( n/a ):  0 tCO2e
Government GHG Emissions
Total ( 2012 ):  8,637 tCO2e

Other available GHG inventories: 2011

Mitigation actions

Money for Energy Efficiency
The City of Berkeley provided incentives to encourage residents and businesses to conduct whole building energy audits and the associated energy upgrades. Start year  
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status Completed
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Energy Efficient Streetlights
Convert all City streetlights to LED bulbs Start year 2009
Sector Facilities
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Adaptation actions

Urban Forestry
Continue to expand Berkeley's urban forest to mitigate increasing temperatures, extreme heat, and heat island effect. Start year 2009
Sector Infrastructure
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
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Water Recycling
Encourage water recycling and gray water use through development of outreach and local guidelines Start year  
Sector Water Resources
Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status Completed
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