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1 Compliance, Tools & Synchronization: A Guide to Climate Action Planning Resources in California 3rd Annual Statewide Energy Efficiency Best Practices Forum Amruta Sudhalkar, Program Officer ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability July 19, 2012

2 Statewide Energy Efficiency Collaborative (SEEC) SEEC is a new alliance to help California cities and counties reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save energy.

3 ICLEI Five Milestones for Climate Mitigation & Forecast

4 Stages of a GHG Inventory Data Collection Emissions Calculation Tools Available for Each Stage Emissions Reporting FINAL INVENTORY REPORT

5 SEEC Master Data Workbook Data Collection Tool for Community Sectors Excel-based Comes with instruction manual

6 Sectors in Master Data Workbook Built Environment (Residential, Commercial, and Industrial) Transportation Solid Waste Water / Wastewater Power Generation Other Sources

7 Residential Sector - Data Collection Form

8 Stages of a GHG Inventory Data Collection Emissions Calculation Emissions Reporting FINAL INVENTORY REPORT

9 Emissions Calculations Manual Data Entry Master Data Workbook Emissions Calculator Emissions Outputs (e.g. MTCO 2e )

10 SEEC Online Community Inventory Tool Calculates GHG Emissions based on entered Data Creates Charts and Tables Comes with Instructions Guide

11 Sector Data Entry in Calculator Name of Record Input Data Output Data

12 Stages of a GHG Inventory Data Collection Emissions Calculation Emissions Reporting FINAL INVENTORY REPORT

13 Calculator Outputs: Real-time Charts based on Entered Data

14 We ve Reported Baseline Emissions What s Next?

15 Emissions Forecasting

16 The Business-As-Usual Forecast Sample City/County C0 2e (tons) 350, , , , , ,000 50,000 Sample Emissions Inventory with Forecast Emissions Forecast (Forecasted Years) Emissions Inventoried (Base Year) Year

17 Forecasting Baseline Inventory Data Manual Data Entry Forecasting Tool Forecasted Emissions

18 SEEC Forecasting Tool Excel based tool Calculates future emissions by sector Accounts for State Policies under business as usual scenario Relies on users to determine sector- based growth rates

19 Forecast Output Chart

20 We ve developed a Forecast. What s Next?

21 ICLEI Five Milestones for Climate Mitigation & Forecast

22 Setting an Emissions Reduction Target

23 Target and Trajectory

24 Target-Setting Process Revisit Inventory and Forecast Review Climate Science and Common Targets Align with State, Regional, or Federal Directives Set short, medium, and long-term targets Present Targets to City Council or Board Guidance document available on Target-setting:

25 We ve Set Reduction Targets What s Next?

26 Developing Mitigation Measures

27 Mitigation Measures Development Forecasted Emissions and Reduction Target Manual Data Entry Climate Action Planning Tool Potential Mitigation Measures that could be included in Climate Action Plan

28 Climate Action Planning Assistant (CAPA) Online Tool Calculates emission reduction potential of various measures Gives instant feedback on the impact of an action against BAU forecast. Allows users to create and compare different scenarios and combinations of measures. Comes with Instructions Guide

29 CAPA Mitigation Strategy Enter Degree of Implementation Estimated Emission Reduction Benefits

30 Climate Action Plan Template

31 ICLEI Five Milestones for Climate Mitigation & Forecast

32 Measuring Progress Towards Target

33 City Planners Energy Action Resource Guide

34 Web-based Trainings: Coming Soon! Short Recorded Training Modules on Concepts, Tools, and Process for: Inventories Target-setting Forecasting Action Planning Interactive e-learning

35 Next Steps Tools for Monitoring Emission Reduction Community Protocol for GHG Emissions Inventories Upgrades to Existing Tools Trainings

36 Questions? Amruta Sudhalkar (510) x322

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