Sacramento, CA – Interim Target A

Emissions reduction target
Description of Interim Target

The Sacramento Climate Action Plan includes emission reduction targets, strategies, and specific actions for addressing climate change within the community. It established a goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions 15% below 2005 levels by 2020. The City of Sacramento met its 2020 climate goal in 2016. Between 2005 and 2016, community wide emissions decreased from 4,235,000 metric tons (MT) of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) to 3,424,700 MT CO2e – a reduction of over 19%. Per capita emissions have decreased over 26% demonstrating that even though the City has grown substantially since 2005, emissions have decreased at a more rapid rate.

  • Interim Target Baseline Year: 2005
% reductions committed to
Interim Target
Emissions reduction target
Baseline Emissions