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1 Climate Change and Community Based Organizations Prepared by Seth Miller June for the Social Equity Caucus

2 Presentation Overview I. Overview of Climate Change II. California s Global Warming Solutions Act (AB 32) - What Will Be the Role of the Air Districts, Water Districts, Caltrans? III. What Will Enforcement look like? IV. What can social justice organizations do? June 20, 2008 Social Equity Caucus Presentation 2

3 The Science of Climate Change is SOLID The Science of Climate Change is SOLID June 20,

4 but the Science Doesn t Matter.. June 20, 2008 Social Equity Caucus Presentation 4

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6 California Business as Usual vs AB Tons Per Year Net with Electrical Impo BAU Goal Annual Tons Timeline California By 2010 reduce to 2000 levels (~69 MMT or 13.1% vs BAU) By 2020 reduce to 1990 levels (~177 MMT or 30.5% from BAU) By 2050 reduce 80% below 1990 levels (~677.2 MMT 2050 BAU) 6

7 Who Gets To Play In California? Electricity mmtco2e (25%) Imports 61, In-State 59 Load based, generator, first seller Industrial - 96 mmtco2e (20%) Glass, cement, petroleum exp, prod., ref. Point of combustion and process Transportation 182 mmtco2e (38%) Mobile sources, fuels Fuel producers/importers, wholesalers, manufacturers Agriculture/Forestry 28.2 mmtco2e (<7%) Dairies, soil treatment, forest management Landowner or 3 rd party manager June 20, 2008 Social Equity Caucus Presentation 7

8 How will the Global Warming Solutions Act (AB 32) Impact Communities in CA? STRONG Link between climate change and infrastructure 1. Levees in Central California 2. Highway transportation efficiencies statewide 3. Smart growth criteria 4. Construction design criteria and material 5. Alternative energy sources and Low Carbon Fuel Standards June 20,

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10 TRANSPORTATION FACTS TRANSPORTATION FACTS For one million tons of aggregate hauled, a 25 mile increase in travel distance results in an additional 1,888 MT CO2e annually Each hour that a truck is idle in traffic results in an additional 14.7 lbs CO2e Source: Caltrans ClimateChange Report, 2007 June 20, 2008 Social Equity Caucus Presentation 10

11 AB 32 Mandates a Change in Behavior SMART GROWTH - how we drive, where we live, how we invest in the future 11

12 ClimatePlan Message: Land Use is a Smart Climate Strategy Long term GHG reduction benefits: > 50 years Half of the buildings in 2030 aren't built today Many co-benefits of smart growth: housing, health, open space, economics. June 20, 2008 Social Equity Caucus Presentation 12

13 Climate Action Players Climate Action Players Governor Legislature Attorney General Climate Action Registry Western Climate Initiative Cal-EPA &Climate Action Team ARB, Market Advisory Committee, & Scoping Plan Advisory Groups PUC & CEC CAPCOA & Local Air Districts EJ Community & Environmental Groups Agriculture, Business & Industry June 20, 2008 Social Equity Caucus Presentation 13

14 CLIMATEPLAN

15 ClimatePlan Recommendations Make sprawl developers pay high GHG mitigation fees (e.g. Indirect Source Rule) Regional agencies monitor progress and penalize cities not complying with the blueprint (take away the money!) Assign targets to regions Regional agencies develop a Carbon Blueprint to achieve the target and track progress Regions model GHG emissions of proposed developments and transportation projects Weigh in on see ARB Scoping Plan Social Equity Caucus Presentation 15

16 CARB Scoping Plan CARB Scoping Plan June 26: Draft Scoping Plan released July 17: Public Hearing on Scoping Plan (Sac) Oct 2: Final Scoping Plan released Nov 20 (approx): Final Scoping Plan adopted : Creation of implementing regulations January 1, 2011: New regulations take effect 16

17 Big Ideas and Climate Change what is possible? 1. Make rooftops of homes and places of business energy and food producers by applying renewable energy technology (e.g. solar and wind) and urban farming to generate energy. 2. Create self-help and self-reliant islands of energy and food production through regional and city, and neighborhood investments. Create Renewable Investment Districts and Clean Tech Zones where funds would be used to upgrade city and regional planing, regulations, building codes to enable Renewable Investmetnt Districts to be formed. Retrofit buildings to advance water recycling system and rainwater collection Establish Renewable Investment Districts to assess the engineering feasibility and pay for structural safety, rooftop landscaping, jobs to maintain the renewable energy equipment and rootop gardens, and for the cost of installing net meters to enable people and businesses to profit from the energy produced. Source: Source: June 20, 2008 Social Equity Caucus Presentation 17

18 Discussion What is the future of Public Policy with regard to social justice and Climate Change? Regulatory action coming BE PREPARED June 20, 2008 Social Equity Caucus Presentation 18

19 Resources Contact June 20, 2008 Social Equity Caucus Presentation 19

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